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We have sent our replies to the European Commission

Ministry of Justice, August 14, 2017 4:45 PM

Hungary sent its replies to the European Commission in the infringement procedures instituted on account of the NGO law and the higher education legislation on Monday, and in these we demonstrated that the restrictions which the Commission found objectionable are necessary and proportionate, the Parliamentary State Secretary of the Ministry of Justice said at his press conference held in Budapest.

Hungary must make itself relevant in the United States

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, August 14, 2017 4:43 PM

Hungary must make itself relevant in the United States, László Szabó, Hungary’s new Ambassador to Washington, who took up his post in the capital of the United States a few days ago, pointed out in his interview given to the Hungarian news agency MTI.

There are hundreds in a situation similar to that of girl from Iran

Prime Minister’s Office, August 11, 2017 10:07 AM

The case of Aideen Strandsson, the young Iranian woman who converted to Christianity and sought refugee status in Sweden twice is not unique. There are hundreds of people who may be deported to the Middle-East despite the fact that as Christians their lives would be in danger there, Tamás Wetzel, Ministerial Commissioner of the Prime Minister’s Office said on the Thursday morning programme of the public service television news channel M1.

Hungarian Baptists are important for Hungary

Ministry of Human Capacities, August 10, 2017 12:07 PM

Hungarian Baptists are important for Hungary and the Hungarian nation, the Minister of Human Capacities said at the closing service held on Sunday in Debrecen at the 4th World Meeting of Hungarian Baptists.

ASEAN is 50 years old; close partner of Hungary, one of the most successful global integration

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, August 9, 2017 9:56 PM

On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the founding of ASEAN a flag hoisting ceremony was organized by the Budapest based missions of ASEAN Member States.

Increasing research cooperation in the interests of GMO-free soy

Ministry of Agriculture, August 9, 2017 11:40 AM

“Hungary is a committed and consistent supporter of preserving GMO-free agriculture, including through reinforcing science and research cooperation”, Director-General of the National Agricultural Research and Innovation Centre (NARIC) Dr. Csaba Gyuricza said in Peking in a speech at the China-Europe Soya Symposium.

Hungary may take in Christian girl expelled from Sweden

Prime Minister’s Office, August 9, 2017 11:35 AM

If she seeks help in Hungary, the Hungarian State is ready to recognise the girl from Iran as a refugee who the Swedish authorities intend to send back to the Islamic Republic despite the fact that her life would be in considerable danger on account of having converted to Christianity, Deputy Prime Minister Zsolt Semjén, who at present also performs the duties of Prime Minister due to the fact that Viktor Orbán is currently on leave, told the newspaper Magyar Idők.

Increasingly serious political powers interested in finding a solution to illegal migration

Government, August 9, 2017 11:33 AM

György Bakondi, Chief Security Advisor to the Prime Minister told Hungarian television channel M1 that increasingly serious political powers are interested in finding a solution to illegal migration.

Dual quality also apparent with relation to “summer products”

Ministry of Agriculture, August 8, 2017 12:27 PM

The comparative investigation into characteristic summer products has come to a close. The latest study, which was ordered by Minister of Agriculture Sándor Fazekas, again centred on the question of whether food chain products are distributed under the same brand name but in differing qualities on Hungarian and Western markets.

Massive budget surplus in July 2017

Ministry for National Economy, August 7, 2017 1:34 PM

Fiscal data reflect the success of the Government’s economic policy: in the month of July 2017 the state budget posted a surplus of HUF 94.4bn, thanks mainly to higher-than-expected tax revenues. The six-year wage agreement concluded last year has proven to be an adequate scheme: the state budget has remained stable despite lower tax rates.