The Prime Minister held a speech at the cabinet meeting in Fertőd, declaring that those countries that do not insist on their cultural roots and turn away from their past also turn away from their future.
State Secretary for External Economic Relations and Foreign Affairs Péter Szijjártó declared that Hungarian-American economic relations will expand significantly in the near future, after meeting in the United States with among others the directors of Protector and Gamble, IBM, Citigroup, GE, Honeywell, Cargill, the Republican leader of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the U.S. House of Representatives and the leaders of the Hungarian Congressional Caucus.
State Secretary for External Economic Relations and Foreign Affairs Péter Szijjártó is on a two-day official visit in Washingon DC and met with Co-chairs of the Hungarian Congressional Caucus Marcy Kaptur and Andy Harris.
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán signed an agreement in Budapest with Chairman of the Hungarian Chamber of Agriculture, Balázs Győrffy.
In his pre-agenda speech in Parliament, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán declared that the biggest flood Hungary had ever experienced has left the country without causing any casualties or major damage, adding that through recent protection efforts along the flooding river Danube, the country has proved that it stands united and strong when people are needed on the dykes.
A summit meeting took place in Warsaw between the Prime Ministers of the Visegrad Group (the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia) and the Prime Minister of Japan.
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán participated in an interview at the public Kossuth Radio. Regarding the flood situation the Prime Minister declared that with unprecedented cooperation, good organization and expertise the danger could be averted and dykes were functioning well.
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, Head of the Hungarian Academy of Science József Pálinkás and Rolf-Dieter Heuer, Director General of the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), inaugurated the new CERN data centre, realised within the Wigner Research Centre for Physics.
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán declared at the training base of the national defence forces in Ócsa that Hungary is winning the fight against the flood, which was also the first test of the voluntary military reserve force, and it performed outstandingly.
The Government has concluded a strategic cooperation agreement with Japanese automotive supply company Denso Manufacturing Hungary Ltd, signed by State Secretary for External Economic Relations and Foreign Affairs Péter Szijjártó and Chairman of Denso Yamaguchi Shinsuke.