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Hungarian meat exports to Philippines given go-ahead

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, March 28, 2017 11:42 AM

“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.

István Mikola takes part in AIPAC ministerial panel discussion

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, March 28, 2017 11:40 AM

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.

Calls for proposals for entire EU allocation to be published by end of March

Prime Minister’s Office, March 28, 2017 10:34 AM

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.

Direct air passenger route to be launched between Hungary and Tunisia

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, March 28, 2017 10:33 AM

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.

Hungary may produce the region’s most distinctive economic growth by 2020

Prime Minister’s Office, March 27, 2017 7:45 PM

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.

Israeli scientist of Hungarian descent decorated

Prime Minister’s Office, March 27, 2017 7:43 PM

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.

Viktor Orbán congratulates Bulgarian centre-right party on its election victory

The Prime Minister, March 27, 2017 7:39 PM

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 enters new dimension

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, March 27, 2017 4:55 PM

“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.

Reducing the spheres of competence of EU Member States is unacceptable

Government spokesperson, March 27, 2017 4:00 PM

“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.

National consultation to be launched

Cabinet Office of the Prime Minister, March 27, 2017 12:34 PM

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.