The Hungarian Government pays close attention to the situation of the Hungarian community in Transcarpathia, and makes every effort to ensure that they feel safe in their native land. This was among the topics of the meeting of László Zubánics, President of the Hungarian Democratic Alliance in Ukraine and Árpád János Potápi, State Secretary for National Policy.
State Secretary for National Policy Árpád János Potápi received the leaders of the Democratic Community of Hungarians in Croatia (HMDK), President Sándor Jakab and Executive Chair Róbert Jankovics in his office on Thursday.
Minister of the Prime Minister’s Office János Lázár and Minister of State for Government Communication András Giró-Szász have announced that from 26 March, regular press conferences will be held on Thursdays following cabinet meetings; in these press conferences the public will be informed of the Government’s decisions.
Compared to 2012, the amount of EU funds disbursed has doubled: in 2014 HUF 1 840 billion was disbursed. For this year, the Government is working with a figure of HUF 2 263 billion, so that Hungary will not waste a single forint of the EU funds available in the budgetary cycle ending this year.
According to the Government Commissioner in Charge of Maintaining the Performance of the Paks Nuclear Power Plant Attila Aszódi, the fuel supply contract of the two new blocks of the plant will be finalized based on the Finnish model; the agreement may soon be concluded.
All obstacles have been removed from the way of solving the issue of the fuel supply contract necessary for the extension of the Paks Nuclear Power Plant – Minister of the Prime Minister’s Office János Lázár told MTI in a phone interview given after consultations held with Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy Miguel Arias in Brussels.
Priority objective of the Government is to increase the efficiency of the public administration with the help of the State reform programme, in order to establish a better harmonized and supervised cost-efficiently operating central administration system.
According to Minister of the Prime Minister’s Office János Lázár all measures aimed at reducing the number of those working on Sundays should be supported – national newspaper Népszabadság wrote.
Deputy Prime Minister Zsolt Semjén and Deputy Speaker of the Parliament János Latorcai will make an official visit to the Republic of Korea and to Vietnam – Press Chief of the Prime Minister’s Office announced.
The Prime Minister’s Office strongly condemns the barbaric deed of those who have desecrated the graves in the Jewish cemetery of Gyöngyös.