At Hungexpo in Budapest on Monday the opening event was held in the three-day, tenth-anniversary Szakma Sztár (“Vocational Star”) Festival, organised by the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. In an address at the event, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said that the Government will develop and launch a number of new schemes together with representative bodies from professions, will arrange digital skills development for 260,000 workers, and will provide special scholarships for those studying IT. The festival will host the finals of the national vocational study competition and the “Outstanding Vocational Student” contest.
Bertalan Havasi, the Prime Minister’s press chief, has said that the Prime Minister is not moving to Budapest’s Castle District: he has his own family home, he is not using any form of residence as prime minister, and only the electorate will decide who will use offices in the refurbished Carmelite monastery in the Castle District as their workplace.
On Friday in Tbilisi Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said that it would be profligate for good Hungarian-Georgian political relations not to be used to advance business cooperation.
At a Hungarian-Georgian business forum held in Tbilisi on Friday, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán stated that all the conditions exist for prosperous Hungarian-Georgian economic cooperation.
Bertalan Havasi, the head of the Press Office of the Prime Minister, has informed kormany.hu that on Thursday afternoon Prime Minister Viktor Orbán will travel on an official visit to Georgia in the company of several ministers and a business delegation.
On the Kossuth Radio programme Vasárnapi Újság, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said that migration is at the centre of current conflicts, and when it comes to the security of the Hungarian people, there can be no compromise.
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has told the Hungarian daily Magyar Idők that the “dress rehearsal” for the election campaign is under way, and at this point in time it is already clear that the outcome of the 2018 election will be crucial.
Bertalan Havasi, head of the Press Office of the Prime Minister, has informed kormany.hu that Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has appointed Kristóf Altusz, Deputy State Secretary for European and American Relations at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, as Ministerial Commissioner responsible for conducting negotiations relating to international universities.
In Budapest on Tuesday, after meetings with the delegation of the Party of the Hungarian Community (MKP), Prime Minister and President of Fidesz Viktor Orbán said that in recent years Hungary has established exceptionally positive relations with the Slovak government and. Though the fruits of these efforts are beginning to ripen, he said, there are far more opportunities in Southern Slovakia than have been exploited so far.