According to the latest data compiled by the Hungarian Central Statistical Office (KSH), in June 2016 the number of people in employment exceeded 4.3 million in Hungary. The fact that the unemployment rate has hit the lowest level since the regime change confirms that Hungarian reforms are working.
“The Hungarian Defence Forces are taking part in major operations involving a great deal of responsibility also at present both within and beyond our borders, but even amidst circumstances such as these, it is extremely important to develop cooperation with our NATO allies”, Defence Minister Dr István Simicskó stressed on the open-press day of the international military training exercise called Panther Strike 2016 held at the Pápa air base of the Hungarian Defence Forces on Wednesday, 27 July.
On Thursday, György Bakondi, Chief Security Advisor to the Prime Minister told public broadcaster Kossuth Rádió that the introduction of the in-depth border protection has resulted in high-level efficiency and effectiveness.
On Wednesday evening György Bakondi, Chief Security Advisor to the Prime Minister told public television channel M1 that more migrants in the Kiskunhalas reception centre have threatened to jump out of the building if authorities do not open the camp.
Border controls have been consolidated, and the occupancy rate of reception centres has significantly decreased thanks to the statutory changes introduced at the beginning of July, the chief advisor for the Prime Minister György Bakondi said.
Five Algerian and two Moroccan men escaped from the Kiskunhalas guarded reception centre on Tuesday evening. Three of them were apprehended, and the authorities already know the whereabouts of another two, György Bakondi said.
Minister of Defence Dr. István Simicskó was part of the Hungarian delegation at the working meeting within the framework of which Prime Minster Viktor Orbán received Chancellor of Austria Christian Kern on Tuesday 26 July in Budapest.
The Government of Hungary profoundly condemns the lethal attack against members of the congregation in the church of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray in France.
“One of the most determinative companies of Hungarian industrial production is Dunaferr, which has undertaken a definitive role in the realisation of the Government’s industrialisation programme, through which Hungarian industrial production has increased by 24.3 percent during the past six years and was 9.7 percent higher in May than one year earlier”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said at the inauguration ceremony of ISD Dunaferr’s modernised blast furnace in Dunaújváros.
The best method for protecting the Hungarian-Austrian border would be if the two countries jointly protected the Hungarian-Serbian border, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán stated.