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The Modern Cities programme: Pécs

The Modern Cities programme: PécsApril 28, 2015

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán announced at a press conference on Tuesday that turning Pécs into a successful city is a matter of honour for the Government, as in the local government elections people had put great faith in the Mayor and the City Council. The Prime Minister visited Pécs as part of the Modern Cities programme, within which he signed a cooperation agreement with Mayor Zsolt Páva (Fidesz-KDNP). Photo: Károly ÁRVAI/Prime Minister’s Office
Adopting the Fundamental Law was a historic undertaking

Adopting the Fundamental Law was a historic undertakingApril 24, 2015

At a conference entitled “Dialogue and Identity”, organised on the fourth anniversary of adoption of the Fundamental Law of Hungary, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán declared that enacting the Fundamental Law had been a historic undertaking and a necessity. According to the Prime Minister, the greatest difference between the text of the old, “value-neutral” constitution and the Fundamental Law is that the latter “asserts our constitutional identity”. Photos: Károly Árvai
The Modern Cities programme: Miskolc

The Modern Cities programme: MiskolcApril 21, 2015

At a press conference in Miskolc Prime Minister Viktor Orbán announced that the development of the Miskolctapolca spa and of Diósgyőr Castle will be continued, and that an industrial zone of one thousand hectares will be established in the Borsod County seat. Photo: Károly ÁRVAI/Prime Minister’s Office
The Memorial Day for Hungarian Victims of the Holocaust

The Memorial Day for Hungarian Victims of the HolocaustApril 16, 2015

In a speech given on the Memorial Day for Hungarian Victims of the Holocaust, János Lázár said that “the nation is more than just a community of interests: the nation is a community of fates”.
Photo: Károly ÁRVAI/Prime Minister’s Office
Zalaegerszeg is part of the economy’s circulatory system

Zalaegerszeg is part of the economy’s circulatory systemApril 14, 2015

An agreement signed by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and Mayor of Zalaegerszeg Zoltán Balaicz includes provision for a swimming pool, road and rail construction. The Government will also support the city with hospital development and the establishment of a pilgrimage site related to Cardinal József Mindszenty.
Photo: Károly ÁRVAI/Prime Minister’s Office
Groundbreaking ceremony of Apollo Tyres Hungary in Gyöngyöshalász

Groundbreaking ceremony of Apollo Tyres Hungary in GyöngyöshalászApril 10, 2015

Apollo Tyres Hungary’s investment in Gyöngyöshalász secures the livelihood of 975 families. At the groundbreaking ceremony, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán pointed out that Hungary’s educational system has to be modernized, so that the young people can acquire practical knowledge.
Photo: Gergely BOTÁR/Prime Minister’s Office
PM Viktor Orbán: I ask for people’s trust, based on the success of Ajka

PM Viktor Orbán: I ask for people’s trust, based on the success of AjkaApril 9, 2015

During his visit in Veszprém County, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán stated that the city of Ajka is a success story, as its unemployment rate is only around 3 per cent, which is the joint result of local people’s work, the municipal council and the Government’s supportive policy. Talking about the development plans of Sümeg he said that they “may result in a number of investments each worth hundreds of millions of forints, and in hundreds of jobs.” Photos: Károly ÁRVAI
Joint Declaration on the Strengthening of Energy Cooperation

Joint Declaration on the Strengthening of Energy CooperationApril 7, 2015

We the Representatives of the Participating States: Volkan Bozkır, Ivica Dačić, Nikos Kotzias, Nikola Poposki and Péter Szijjártó having met in Budapest on 7 April 2015.
János Lázár: 278 “government windows” for 300 administrative matters from the autumn

János Lázár: 278 “government windows” for 300 administrative matters from the autumnMarch 31, 2015

At the official opening on Tuesday of a “government window” serving the needs of the public in Sárbogárd, Fejér County, the Minister of the Prime Minister’s Office said that Hungarian public administration is undergoing the biggest transformation it has seen in the last 150 years; as a result of this, by late autumn 2015 citizens will be able to deal with at least 300 administrative matters at 278 government windows in almost 200 districts. Photos: Károly Árvai
The key to rural development is the development of provincial cities

The key to rural development is the development of provincial citiesMarch 25, 2015

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán announced that by 2018 three developments will be implemented in Sopron: construction of the M85 four-lane expressway, the restoration of the Baroque town centre and development of the World Heritage site around Lake Fertő.
Price of energy is of utmost significance from Hungarian viewpoint

Price of energy is of utmost significance from Hungarian viewpointMarch 23, 2015

The price of energy is of the utmost significance from the Hungarian viewpoint, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán stressed after the summit of the heads of states and prime ministers of the Member States of the European Union.
Economic growth to remain sustainable and stable

Economic growth to remain sustainable and stableMarch 4, 2015

The economic growth of Hungary will remain sustainable and stable in 2015 as well, the 2.5 per cent projected growth rate is still realistic – Minister for National Economy Mihály Varga said on Wednesday in the Miskolc plant of the German Bosch concern. Photo: Gergely BOTÁR
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu in Budapest

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu in BudapestFebruary 24, 2015

At a joint press conference held with Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán stressed that there is a need to develop a solution to ensure gas supply to Central Europe – and thus to Hungary – via Turkey.
We have strengthened our cooperation with Russia

We have strengthened our cooperation with RussiaFebruary 17, 2015

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and President Vladimir Putin agreed that Hungary can use the amount of gas which has not been consumed so far, within long-term gas contracts due to expire this year. Also, Hungary will pay for the amount it actually consumes. “We have firmly secured energy supply for Hungarian families and have also guaranteed the operation of Hungarian industry,” the Prime Minister said.