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V4 statement on agricultural innovation and EU funding

Ministry of Agriculture, June 14, 2018 12:58 PM

“The countries of the Visegrád Group in addition to six other Central and European countries have signed a joint statement on cooperation in the interests of increasing the proportion of EU funding that can be drawn down for agricultural innovation”, Minister of State for Agriculture Zsolt Feldman announced on Wednesday. The parties also discussed the interests of the region’s countries with relation to the development of the EU’s agricultural funding system.

The „budget of safe growth” submitted to Parliament

Ministry of Finance, June 14, 2018 10:01 AM

In the drafting of the Budget 2019 the Government’s priorities were to safeguard Hungary’s security, maintain economic growth and achieve full employment, Minister of Finance Mihály Varga said at a press conference earlier today.

Gas procurement routes must be diversified

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 13, 2018 3:37 PM

“Guaranteeing a secure energy supply is one of the greatest challenges facing Central Europe, and for this reason natural gas procurement routes must be diversified, which is also of critical importance to Hungary”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó stressed on Wednesday in Belgrade following talks with Serbian Minister for Mining and Energy Aleksandar Antić and Bulgarian Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova.

Expanding Central and Eastern European cooperation in the defence of EU agricultural funding

Ministry of Agriculture, June 13, 2018 10:55 AM

“The countries of the Visegrád Group (V4) and the Baltic States all agree that the proposed reduction in EU funding available to the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) in the post-2020 period is unacceptable”, Minister of Agriculture István Nagy said in Bábolna at the final meeting of agriculture ministers during the Hungarian Presidency of the V4.

International companies have given Hungary their vote of confidence

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, June 13, 2018 10:42 AM

“The economic successes of recent years would not have been realised if international companies had not given Hungary their vote of confidence, in which Bosch has also played a significant role”, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó stressed at Bosch’s plant in Miskolc at an event to celebrate the production of its one hundred millionth hand tool.

The EU cannot interfere in the reorganisation of the Hungarian justice system

Ministry of Justice, June 13, 2018 10:23 AM

“Establishing the structure of the justice system falls within a national sphere of competence and the institutions of the European Union have no mandate to interfere in a concrete manner in the construction of this framework”, Minister of Justice László Trócsányi said in reply to questions from American news agency Bloomberg.

The European Parliament is attacking Hungary because of the Hungarian Government’s consistent immigration policy

Prime Minister’s Office, June 13, 2018 10:20 AM

Minister of State for EU Relations Judit Varga from the Prime Minister’s Office held bilateral talks in Brussels and Strasbourg with several Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) regarding the so-called Sargentini report, as well as with EU Commissioner Tibor Navracsics and Polish Minister for EU Affairs Konrad Szymański.

Increased automotive industry cooperation between Hungary and Israel

Ministry for Innovation and Technology, June 13, 2018 10:16 AM

The Hungarian-Israeli Joint Committee for Economic Cooperation held its fifth session in Zalaegerszeg and Budapest on 11-12 June. “Following the meeting between the prime ministers of the two countries last summer, the development of self-driven cars has become one of the priority areas of accelerated bilateral cooperation”, Minister for Innovation and Technology and Chair of the Committee’s Hungarian delegation László Palkovics said in summary at the plenary session of the body on 12 June in Budapest.

Hungary and Slovakia are two countries in a successful region

The Prime Minister, June 12, 2018 7:31 PM

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and Prime Minister of Slovakia Peter Pellegrini held talks in Budapest on Tuesday, which Mr. Orbán described as a meeting between two countries in a successful region.

Over 75 thousand families are now participating in the home creation programme

Ministry of Human Capacities, June 12, 2018 1:45 PM

“Over 75 thousand families, meaning at least 300 thousand people, have been able to move into a better and more appealing home thanks to the home creation programme (CSOK)”, the Ministry of Human Capacities’ Minister of State for Family and Youth Affairs said on Hungarian M1 television’s Monday morning current affairs program.