The Government regards the bid to host the Olympic Games as closed, and asked State Secretary for Sports Tünde Szabó to provide information regarding the progress of the preparations for the projects related to the Olympic Games, János Lázár, the Minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office announced at the press conference Governmentinfo 79 which he held jointly with Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács.
Szabolcs Takács, State Secretary for EU Affairs at the Prime Minister’s Office received Irish Minister of State for European Affairs Dara Murphy on 22 February 2017. At the meeting, the parties reviewed issues related to the exit of the United Kingdom from the EU, the topics of migration, data protection and digitisation, and further exchanged views on employment and social issues and the future of the European Union.
The case of metro line 4 is the biggest corruption scandal of the past 27 years which is clearly associated with the former governmental and metropolitan leaders of MSZP and SZDSZ, Nándor Csepreghy, Minister of State at the Prime Minister’s Office said in Parliament.
The country has two major tasks to complete this year in the area of the utilisation EU funds: we must complete the financial closing of the previous development cycle, and must take action to explore our new opportunities, János Lázár said at the consultation held with interest representations regarding EU funds.
Illegal immigration could be a direct threat to the general level of public security which has been restored in recent years, János Lázár, the Minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office said at the press conference Governmentinfo 78 which he held jointly with Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács.
János Lázár, the Minister of the Prime Minister’s Office described the case of the metro line 4 project as a textbook example of fraud on the basis of the report of the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) on the case.
The competitiveness of the Hungarian economy cannot be improved without the sector of agriculture, János Lázár stated in Hódmezővásárhely.
In the evaluation of the Minister of the Prime Minister’s Office, after trailing at the back, Hungary has broken away from the pack and is now a leader in the management of EU funds, both as regards the publication of calls for proposals and the conclusion of contracts, and the disbursement of funds.
“According to the European Anti-Fraud Office, there were problems with 272 billion forints in contracts out of a total of 400 billion”, Minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office János Lázár said at the Governmentinfo 77 press conference, which he held jointly with Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács.