“Following lengthy negotiations, three Hungarian companies have been given licenses to begin exporting Hungarian meat to the Philippines”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó announced at a business forum in Manila.
Minister of State for Security Policy and International Cooperation Dr. István Mikola attended the annual conference of the American Israeli Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) on 26-27 March, where he gave a speech entitled The Future Challenges of Mass Migration and its Impact on Europe at the ministerial panel discussion.
János Lázár, the Minister of the Prime Minister’s Office announced that the calls for proposals for the entirety of the EU funds available for the period between 2014 and 2020 will be published by the end of the month, and 53 per cent of the total allocation of HUF 8,900 billion has already been contracted.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Minister of State for Economic Diplomacy, Levente Magyar, discussed the launching of a direct air passenger route in Tunisia on Monday.
Thanks to the revamping of development policy and the acceleration of calls for proposals, Hungary may become the country producing the region’s most distinctive economic growth by 2020, Nándor Csepreghy stated at his press conference which he held in connection with the parliamentary debate on the utilisation of EU funds.
Deputy Prime Minister Zsolt Semjén handed over a high state decoration to Professor Daniel Hershkowitz, former Israeli Minister of Science and Technology, in the Parliament Building, in recognition of his manifold and committed activities serving the intensification of Hungarian-Israeli academic and social relations.
On Monday the Prime Minister’s Press Chief told kormany.hu that Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has written a letter of congratulations to Boyko Borisov, leader of the Citizens for European Development of Bulgaria (GERB) party. Fidesz’s sister party in the European People’s Party won the largest number of seats in the parliamentary election at the weekend.
“Cooperation between Hungary and the Philippines is entering a new dimension thanks to the reopening of the Hungarian Embassy in Manila and the conclusion of several new agreements”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó declared in a telephone statement to Hungarian news agency MTI on the first day of his official visit to the Philippines.
“According to the countries of the Visegrád Group (V4), the European Union integration process that takes away spheres of competence from Member States is unacceptable”, Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács said in an interview on M1 Hungarian television on Monday.
The Government is seeking the Hungarian people’s support so that we can protect our borders and prevent the resettlement of migrants, Csaba Dömötör said. The Minister of State at the Cabinet Office of the Prime Minister highlighted at his press conference: we are asking for the Hungarian people’s support so that we can continue to keep the regulation of taxes, wages and household utility charges in Hungarian hands.