The government of Hungary congratulated former prime minister Péter Boross on the occasion of his 90th birthday in the Parliament Building, Bertalan Havasi, the Deputy State Secretary heading the Press Office of the Prime Minister informed the Hungarian news agency MTI.

At the Wednesday cabinet meeting Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and his ministers received Mr Boross, and after a short congratulatory address, a state banquet was given in his honour.

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The event was attended by family members of the former prime minister, Speaker of the House László Kövér, and several ministers of the Boross government, Mr Havasi said.