Deputy Prime Minister Tibor Navracsics, Minister of Public Administration and Justice handed out the awards for the winners of the contest organized for high school students ‘Competing through rights’, which has begun in 2013.
Hungary's interests concerning Ukraine have not changed: Hungary wants to see a democratic country which "stands on its own two feet", Prime Minister Orbán said in Brussels on Thursday, following a special EU summit on the situation in Ukraine.
Minister for National Economy Mihály Varga presented the “Investor of the Month” award to Infineon Technologies Cegléd Ltd; while Digiterm Ltd was awarded the “SME of the Month” title, and in the category of “Start-up of the Month” the Minister handed the award to the Distinction Ltd in a ceremony held in the building of the Ministry for National Economy in Budapest.
Minister of National Development Zsuzsa Németh delivered an address to celebrate the completion of the biggest sewage development project in Hungary in Diósd on 6 March, 2014. Up to 130 thousand inhabitants in the Érd Region may have everyday benefits from the investment.
Minister for Human Resources Zoltán Balog conferred mandates for members of the Hungarian Higher Education Accreditation Committee on behalf of the Prime Minister of Hungary and university professor appointments on behalf of the President of Hungary on 6 March in Budapest.
On occasion of the International Energy Saving Day, seven cities and towns opened their gates to people interested in district heating.
The Government set up a HUF 830 million programme aiming to assist young people to become entrepreneurs in the Central Hungary region. At the opening ceremony of the programme, Minister of State for Employment Sándor Czomba said that over the past years the Government has launched a number of specialized youth employment programmes.
According to the latest report of the Hungarian Central Statistical Office (KSH), in the last quarter of 2013 the volume of investment increased by 14.9 percent year-on-year, which growth figure was last seen in Q1 2004.
According to the proposal put forward by the Fehér Gyűrű ("White Ring") Public Benefit Association tasked with performing the preparative work, the Government is contributing seventy million forints towards helping the victims of the Roma murders. The measure will provide assistance for more than 30 affected families, taking into consideration their living conditions and requirements.
In January and February 2014, the fiscal processes of the state budget were in line with the Government’s prior expectations. The central sub sector of the state budget posted a deficit of HUF 483.3bn in the initial two months of 2014.