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The Honvéd Hospital in Budapest will be receiving the injured

Ministry of Human Capacities, January 23, 2017 10:44 AM

“The Honvéd Hospital in Budapest will be receiving the four seriously injured victims of Friday’s bus crash near Verona, who are expected to arrive back in Hungary on Sunday”, Minister of Human Capacities Zoltán Balog announced.

Identification of the victims could take several days

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, January 23, 2017 10:04 AM

On Sunday, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó said at a press conference that “the identities of the 16 dead and two critically injured victims of Friday’s bus crash in Verona have yet to be determined”.

Italian and Hungarian Prime Ministers spoke on the phone

The Prime Minister, January 22, 2017 8:55 AM

Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni expressed his condolences on the phone to Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and the whole of Hungary on account of the coach accident in Italy last night in which 16 people lost their lives, Havasi Bertalan, the head of the Press Office of the Prime Minister informed kormany.hu on Saturday.

Government declared national day of mourning

The Prime Minister, January 22, 2017 8:40 AM

At the initiative of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, the Government has declared a national day of mourning for Monday in memory of the victims who died in the coach accident in Italy, Bertalan Havasi, the head of the Press Office of the Prime Minister told kormany.hu on Saturday afternoon.

One injured person in critical condition, two others severely injured

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, January 21, 2017 1:12 PM

Sixteen people died in the coach accident which occurred in the vicinity of Verona, in Italy, just before midnight, one person in a critical condition is being kept in an artificially induced coma, two persons are severely injured, ten persons have serious injuries, while thirteen have light injuries. Twelve people survived the accident without injuries, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó told the press.

Bus accident in Italy - Prime Minister Viktor Orbán's statement

The Prime Minister, January 21, 2017 1:06 PM

Losing young lives, our children, is always the hardest blow for every family, community and nation.

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán sends letter of congratulation to new President of the US upon his inauguration

The Prime Minister, January 21, 2017 10:23 AM

In a letter sent on Friday, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán congratulated Donald Trump, the new President of the United States. Bertalan Havasi, head of the Press Office of the Prime Minister, made the letter available to kormany.hu.

Loud applause for the Hungarians at the Eurosonic festival in Groningen

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, January 20, 2017 2:00 PM

A wide variety of Hungary related programmes took place at the 31st edition of one of Europe’s most relevant music showcase events, the Eurosonic music conference and festival held in Groningen, the Netherlands.

Political responsibility regarding case of metro line 4 is clear

Government spokesperson, January 20, 2017 1:09 PM

It is the duty of the authorities to find out who is responsible under criminal law for the malpractices and irregularities surrounding the metro line 4 project, but political responsibility clearly lies with the liberal-socialist metropolitan leadership and government in office at the time, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács said.

Upward real wage trend in place for four years in Hungary

Ministry for National Economy, January 20, 2017 11:36 AM

Repeated wage increases have also contributed to the outstanding, 7.5 percent, increase of wages in real terms in the initial eleven months of 2016 in Hungary. Thus, real wages have been on the rise for 47 consecutive months. Since November 2015, the number of private sector jobs has increased impressively, by 55 thousand, at enterprises with at least five employees.