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Interest in Hungarian language has increased significantly in Transcarpathia

Prime Minister’s Office, August 2, 2017 8:53 AM

Interest in the Hungarian language has increased significantly in Transcarpathia, the Government Commissioner of the Prime Minister’s Office responsible for the governmental coordination of the cooperation and development responsibilities of Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg County and Transcarpathia said on Tuesday at the Zánka Erzsébet Camp where he met Ukrainian children learning Hungarian.

Impact of World Championships on country image is outstanding

Ministry of National Development, August 1, 2017 5:10 PM

The impact of the World Aquatic Championships on Hungary’s image is overwhelmingly positive, foreign tourists are satisfied with the country, Zoltán Guller, Chief Executive of the Hungarian Tourism Agency said at a press conference held on Tuesday in the Duna Arena.

It is important that Hungarians beyond the borders should register for voting in largest possible numbers

Prime Minister’s Office, August 1, 2017 10:26 AM

It is important that Hungarian citizens from beyond the borders should register for participating in the parliamentary elections to be held next year in the largest possible numbers, Árpád János Potápi, Minister of State for Nation Policy at the Prime Minister’s Office said in Gödöllő, at the opening of the Summer University entitled Minority Protection in Europe held on Monday.

French Minister in Hungary again after seven years

Ministry of Human Capacities, August 1, 2017 10:12 AM

Minister of State for Sports Tünde Szabó had talks with French Sports Minister Laura Flessel at the Duna Arena. It adds to the significance of the meeting that no French leader of the rank of minister had been to Hungary since 2010.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade informed US authorities that claims regarding quality of Hungarian drinking water are completely without foundation

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, August 1, 2017 9:43 AM

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has taken the necessary measures in the interest of correcting the erroneous information released with respect to the quality of Hungarian tap water. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has initiated diplomatic steps vis-a-vis the US authorities in order to clarify the erroneous information released on the website of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) concerning the quality of Hungarian drinking water. At the request of István Joó, Ministerial Commissioner for water diplomacy, water industry exports and the Strategy for the Danube Region at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the Hungarian Embassy in Washington consulted with the competent officers of the CDC last week.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade advises those travelling abroad to be cautious

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, August 1, 2017 9:02 AM

According to the press chief of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, compared with past decades the security situation is at its worst today in Europe, and the Ministry is therefore appealing repeatedly to everyone travelling abroad to exercise more caution and recommends that they register on the website of Hungary’s consular services.

Communication of the Ministry of Justice

Ministry of Justice, July 31, 2017 5:58 PM

Based on the proposal of the Ministry of Justice, Parliament has passed the law on civil proceedings, the law on criminal proceedings, the law on public administration proceedings and the law on general public administration procedures during this governmental cycle.

Almost half a million spectators at five venues

Ministry of National Development, July 31, 2017 5:54 PM

Almost half a million, 485 thousand spectators viewed the events of the World Aquatic Championships at five venues in Budapest and Balatonfüred, Minister for National Development Miklós Seszták, President of the Organising Committee of the World Championships which finished on Sunday said at a press conference held on Monday in the Duna Arena.

In focus of new law on the rules of taxation: assistance for taxpayers and simpler procedures

Ministry for National Economy, July 31, 2017 4:11 PM

A draft version of the new law on the rules of taxation has been published and the Ministry for National Economy is awaiting constructive comments to the bill. Hungary’s tax authority, the National Tax and Customs Administration (NAV), offers a new service, enterprise mentoring, for new companies. The draft also stipulates that tax inspectors must close revisions within 365 days, and the amount of tax fine is halved.

Hungary fights against doping, but also says no to the principle of collective culpability

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, July 31, 2017 10:59 AM

Hungary is clearly making maximum efforts in the fight against doping in the world of sports, but also says no to the principle of collective culpability, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó stated at his press conference held on Sunday evening, after he met with Russian Sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov before the closing ceremony of the World Aquatic Championships.