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The Hungarian Government seeks amicable assistance from the United States

Prime Minister’s Office, October 20, 2014 6:27 PM

As a strategic partner and friend of the United States, the Hungarian Government is expecting to engage in a constructive dialogue with the United States, with a view to any critical comments that may emerge, in order to discuss the ban that has been implemented to deny Hungarian nationals entry into the US, the Minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office said on Monday at the meeting of Parliament’s National Security Committee.

Agricultural technology could be a key area of Hungarian-Mongolian cooperation

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, October 20, 2014 3:57 PM

Closed in 2006, Hungary’s embassy in Mongolia will soon reopen and the Hungarian National Trading House will open an office in Ulan Bator before the end of this year to serve as a permanent representation and bridgehead for Hungarian companies investing in Mongolia, Minister of State for Economic Diplomacy Levente Magyar said in Budapest at the opening ceremony of the Hungarian-Mongolian Business Forum.

The country needs more skilled workers

Ministry for National Economy, October 20, 2014 3:04 PM

Hungary’s economic growth requires many more skilled workers and technicians than those provided by the current education system, Minister for National Economy Mihály Varga said at an event organized to welcome the Hungarian winners of Euroskills, a competition for young skilled Europeans.

Undergraduate childcare benefit programme successful

Ministry of Human Capacities, October 20, 2014 12:15 PM

The childcare benefit programme for undergraduates introduced at the beginning of this year has already proven successful, as some 150 women have applied for it, Minister of State for Family and Youth Affairs Katalin Novák said on Sunday.

Hungarian education in the Carpathian Basin is a common cause

Ministry of Human Capacities, October 20, 2014 11:49 AM

The success of Hungary’s national strategy largely hinges on whether Hungarians living within the Carpathian Basin can embrace Hungarian language education as a common cause, Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog said at a Budapest conference on Friday.

No Hungarian family should live in poverty

Ministry of Human Capacities, October 20, 2014 11:48 AM

Those in need should be given all possible assistance and every opportunity to escape poverty, Minister of State for Social Affairs and Inclusion Károly Czibere said at a press conference held on Friday to mark the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty in one of the country’s poorest areas, the György housing estate of the southwest Hungarian city of Pécs.

Further action against illegal migration

Ministry of Interior, October 20, 2014 10:35 AM

Further joint action needs to be taken to combat illegal migration and human trafficking – Minister of Interior Sándor Pintér said on Friday in Budapest following a three-party meeting with his Austrian and Serbian counterparts.

We must strive to conclude free trade agreements with every country

The Prime Minister, October 18, 2014 11:44 AM

The people of Hungary have performed well in recent years and everyone would like to work with the kind of labour and invest in the kind of secure and calculable environment that Hungary has to offer, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said on Friday in Milan. The Prime Minister was attending the two-day Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM), which ended on Friday with the participation of 53 heads of state.

Hungarian-Kazakh Investment Fund to be established

The Prime Minister, October 18, 2014 10:34 AM

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán attended the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) of heads of state and government in Milan on Friday, during which he held bilateral talks with President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev and Prime Minister of Malaysia Najib Razak to discuss, amongst others, the rapid establishment of a joint Hungarian-Kazakh investment fund and the reopening of the Hungarian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur.

FAO Activities centred on Family Farms

Ministry of Agriculture, October 18, 2014 10:21 AM

A press conference was held in Budapest on Thursday to mark World Food Day, with representatives from the Ministry of Agriculture, the FAO and non-governmental organisations.