Prime Minister Viktor Orban received a high Macedonian state award in Skopje on Thursday for promoting the country's Euro-atlantic integration.
The Balkan region is not a problem but an opportunity for the European Union to help increase its leverage and economic clout, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said at talks in Skopje on Thursday.
The 500 thousandth ethnic Hungarians to reside abroad and have applied for Hungarian citizenship under the simplified naturalisation procedure took their citizenship oath today in the Parliament building in Budapest. Csaba Böjte and his mother, Julianna Böjte, took their oath in the presence of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, Speaker of Parliament László Kövér and Deputy Prime Minister responsible for Hungarian communities abroad Zsolt Semjén.
The joint economic committee of Hungary and Macedonia met in Skopje on Wednesday. State Secretary for Foreign Affairs and External Economic Relations Péter Szijjártó, co-chair of the committee, met Macedonian economy minister Valon Saracini on the sidelines of the meeting.
Changes in the world over the past few years have forced both the US and Europe to tighten their cooperation, Réka Szemerkényi, chief advisor to the Hungarian prime minister told a conference entitled ’Foreign and security policy challenges in the new world order’ in Budapest on Wednesday.
The Hungarian Investment and Trade Agency (HITA) presented awards to the best export companies for the second time this year. The awards were presented by State Secretary for Foreign Affairs and External Economic Relations Péter Szijjártó.
The government's decision to conclude strategic cooperation agreements with large foreign firms with operations in Hungary was good, yielding benefits to all parties involved, Hungarian State Secretary Péter Szijjártó said in Budapest on Tuesday.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán on Tuesday said that doing business with China was a precondition for recovery after the global economic crisis.
Compared to the currently ending EU budget cycle, more and increasingly efficient development projects could be realised between 2014 and 2020 in Hungary's Southern Great Plain region, announced Deputy Secretary of State for priority development programs Nándor Csepreghy, in Szeged on Monday.
The agreement was signed by State Secretary for Foreign Affairs and External Economic Relations Péter Szijjártó and CEO of Egis, István Hodász. At the same time, Egis inaugurated a 4.6 billion forint (EUR 15m) R+D centre in the capital.