Model programmes such as those operating in the South Heves sub-region are proof that the Government’s social inclusion policy is correct, because it achieves results, stated Minister of State for Social Affairs and Inclusion Károly Czibere from the Ministry of Human Resources declared in Heves on Wednesday.
Hungary has nominated Tibor Navracsics, Hungary's Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, to serve as Commissioner in the new European Commission. The new European Commission is currently being formed following the European parliamentary elections in May and will have 28 members nominated by the governments of each member state.
The Government signed a strategic partnership agreement with Ganz Holding, making Ganz the third Hungarian-owned company with which the government signed such an agreement.
The Government does not intend to change either the pension system or the valuation of pension benefits, Minister for National Economy Mihály Varga said at a press conference held in Budapest.
The Government permits the Municipality of Budapest to take out a loan for the renewal of metro line 3. Furthermore, the Government is prepared to provide state guarantee to help obtain the loan, Minister for National Economy Mihály Varga said adding that the Municipality on its own cannot cope with the updating of metro line 3.
As Minister for National Economy Mihály Varga stated at a press conference following a Government session where the preliminary agreement on the purchasing of MKB has been discussed Cabinet members concluded that the accord reached by the parties is favourable for the country. MNB President György Matolcsy was also present at the meeting, he added, as the National Bank of Hungary prepared the asset valuation that served as the basis for the preliminary agreement.
The School Fruit Programme will continue in the 2014-15 school year, within the framework of which more than 45 million portions of domestically grown fruit and one-hundred percent fruit juice will be distributed to students in grades 1-6 of the country’s primary schools, Deputy Head of Division Márton Bittsánszky from the Ministry of Agriculture stressed at a conference on the Programme in Budapest on Wednesday.
Zoltán Balog: Responsibility of leaders concerning decisions affecting people’s fates is immeasurable and measurable.
The Board of Directors of the Resolution Fund held its inaugural meeting pursuant to the act on the further development of the institutional framework strengthening the security of certain actors of the financial intermediary system (Act XXXVII of 2014). The Fund, which will be funded by contributions from credit institutions and investment firms, will enable that the settlement of the situation of troubled institutions is financed by sector participants instead of taxpayers.
The production of renewable textbooks is on schedule and institutions will receive all textbooks in time for the new school year, the Minister of State for Public Education announced.