The Government has taken care of Hungary’s power needs and low electricity prices for a period of sixty years by virtue of the Paks atomic power station project, János Lázár, the Minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office said at the press conference Governmentinfo 81 which he held jointly with Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács. The Minister described the approval by the European Commission of the funding of Paks II as the greatest economic diplomacy achievement of the past 30 years.
Árpád János Potápi, State Secretary for Nation Policy at the Prime Minister’s Office introduced Hungary’s scattered communities policy and the Hungarian Government’s most important programmes intended for young people living in scattered communities in the West at the international conference Diasporas 2017 – International Seminar held in the Israeli Parliament on Tuesday.
After county-ranked cities, the Government will also create a development programme for smaller settlements, the Minister of the Prime Minister’s Office announced in Királyhegyes.
The European Union will be competitive if the economies of the Member States are also competitive. Hungary therefore scrutinises all economic affairs from a competitiveness viewpoint, and urges action to be taken against the adoption of any decisions, whether at Member State, or EU level, that may undermine and compromise competitiveness, Szabolcs Takács, State Secretary for EU affairs at the Prime Minister’s Office said after the meeting of the EU’s General Affairs Council held on Tuesday in Brussels.
The European Commission may consent to the state grant to be provided for the enlargement of the Paks atomic power station in the near future, Attila Aszódi, the Government Commissioner responsible for the maintenance of the performance of the Paks atomic power station said on Monday on the public service television news channel M1.
The Government is extending the state of crisis caused by mass immigration with respect to the entire territory of the country by six months, János Lázár, the Minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office said at the press conference Governmentinfo 80 which he held jointly with Government Spokesperson Zoltán Kovács.
The position which the Central-European countries represent today is in opposition, rather than in the majority, in the EU, and their situation is detrimentally affected by Brexit, János Lázár, the Minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office said at his annual hearing at the European Affairs Committee of Parliament.
The Economic Committee of Parliament sought to hear former socialist metropolitan deputy mayors Csaba Horváth and Miklós Hagyó, as well as Erzsébet Gy. Német, former leader of the MSZP group of the Metropolitan Assembly, now a politician of DK, with respect to the greatest corruption scandal of all time. The invited politicians, however, did not appear at the hearing. The left-wing politicians have all the necessary information at their disposal, yet, they choose to boycott the Economic Committee’s work, Nándor Csepreghy, Minister of State at the Prime Minister’s Office stressed at the meeting of the Economic Committee of Parliament discussing the OLAF report.
According to János Lázár, the greatest domestic work force reserve is “in the State”. The Minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office spoke about this on Friday evening at a business forum organised by the Hajdú-Bihar County Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Debrecen.
The Government looks upon Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg County as a strategic ally and a prominent partner, the Minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office said at the inauguration of the gymnasium of the Nyírbogát elementary school on Friday.