Employment tendencies in Hungary are good and it has been 22 years since the employment rate has been permanently over 4 million, Minister of State for Vocational Training and the Job Market Sándor Czomba said at a press conference held jointly with Government Spokesperson Éva Kurucz.
Zoltán Kovács, the Government’s international spokesperson, joined Richard Quest on CNN’s business report Quest Means Business to explain the idea behind the amendment of the telecommunications tax by shedding light on what it will really mean from the perspective of service providers and citizens.
As a strategic partner and friend of the United States, the Hungarian Government is expecting to engage in a constructive dialogue with the United States, with a view to any critical comments that may emerge, in order to discuss the ban that has been implemented to deny Hungarian nationals entry into the US, the Minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office said on Monday at the meeting of Parliament’s National Security Committee.
The Job Protection Scheme launched last January now assists the employment of more than 890,000 people and has reduced the financial burdens of employers by HUF 205 billion, Government Spokesperson Éva Kurucz announced.
As part of a two-billion-forint project, a biogas plant has been built in the city of Pécs. The project uses the sewage generated at the city’s sewerage plant for the production of energy.
The Government supports the studies of some 11 thousand students with aid worth HUF 1.8 billion (EUR 6 million) within the framework of the secondary school and school-leaving examination sub-programme of the “Provisions” (Hungarian: “Útravaló”) scholarship and mentor programme, which aims at promoting the equal opportunities and successful educational advancement of disadvantaged young people.
The Government welcomes that the European Parliament’s education and culture committee found Tibor Navracsics suitable for the role of member of the European Commission.
Nine calls will be published at the beginning of October with a total allocation of HUF 120 billion (EUR 387 million) from EU development funds made available for the multi-annual planning period between 2014-2020, Nándor Csepreghy, Deputy State Secretary for Development Policy Communication at the Prime Minister’s Office announced at the Government Spokesperson’s press conference held on Thursday.
Having highly skilled workers, as well as individuals that have completed a vocational school or high school that thrive and earn a decent living, as well as backing Hungarian companies and businesses is in the Government's interest - said Minister of the Prime Minister's Office János Lázár on Friday at the inauguration of the two new production halls of Váll-Ker Ltd. which took place in Makó, southern Hungary.