Government and its institutions
Hungary's new national assembly re-elected Viktor Orbán as prime minister on Saturday, with 130 votes in favour and 57 against, after which he took the oath of office, and addressed Parliament. Photos: Károly Árvai, Gergely Botár
Hungarian-owned Kerox Ltd. will build a new plant in Sóskút, Hungary with an investment of € 15 million (4.45 bn HUF) and the expansion of manufacturing capacity is made possible by the Government’s decision to support the project financially, State Secretary for Foreign Affairs and External Economic Relations Péter Szijjártó and Managing Director of Kerox Ltd. Attila Gábor Kovács announced at their joint press conference in Diósd, Hungary.
Hungary's economy has produced the best results in more than ten years, with the country arriving at the threshold of a great era of prosperity, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said on Sunday in his State of the Nation speech. He pointed out that Hungarians are slowly regaining confidence.
The Hungarian Government is targeting 4 percent economic growth by 2016, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said at a Chinese-Hungarian business forum held at the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) headquarters in Beijing.
The Hungarian National Rural Network held an event entitled of Rural Hungary Day – A Carnival Season Merriment on 8 February at the Millenáris cultural centre in Budapest, at which lively rural Hungary and our living traditions were showcased for old and young alike.
The Government concluded a Strategic Partnership Agreement with Knorr-Bremse Hungary, a leading manufacturer of rail and road vehicle braking systems, which was signed by Minister for National Economy Mihály Varga and Knorr-Bremse AG Chairman Michael Buscher at the company’s Budapest headquarters.
Strategic agreements between large international companies and the Hungarian government have considerably boosted exports and thereby the country's overall economic performance, State Secretary for Foreign Affairs and External Economic Relations Péter Szijjártó told a press a conference.
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán's Speech at the Inauguration of the Village House Community Centre.
Minister for Human Resources Zoltán Balog opened a retrospective exhibition of Hungarian surrealist painter Endre Bálint on Friday at the Hungarian National Gallery (MNG) in Budapest.
The exchange rate is exclusively in the Central Bank's scope of authority and government should keep away from openly discussing this issue, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán said on Friday. He addressed a conference named after Alexandre Lámfalussy, a Belgian banker originally from Hungary, who helped bring about the creation of the euro.
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán received his Polish counterpart, Prime Minister Donald Tusk, today in Budapest. The parties held a bilateral meeting, followed by the signing of intergovernmental agreements and a joint press conference.
"Hungarian agriculture is standing its ground against international competition and is capable of increasing investment and production", the Minister for Rural Development said in Budapest at the opening of the 32nd AGROmashEXPO agricultural machine fair in Budapest.
Foreign Minister János Martonyi handed over an important Hungarian avant-garde painting to Head of the Hungarian National Gallery László Baán, on the occasion of Hungarian Culture Day.
The Bird’s Nest Boxing Academy, which will be one of the four major youth sports training centres, has opened its doors under professional leadership of Zsolt Erdei, Minister of State for Sport and Youth Affairs István Simicskó announced at a press conference held jointly with the Hungarian Boxing Federation.
During a visit to the Wine and Alcoholic Beverages Directorate of the National Food Chain Safety Office (NFSCO), Minister for Rural Development Sándor Fazekas and Ministerial Commissioner for Wine Sector Development Eliza Kiss viewed the institutions activities aimed at facilitating the work of wine producers and the work phase of the National Tasting of Red and Rosé Wines, which is currently underway.
Household waste collection using two separate dustbins will begin in Hungary on 1 January 2015, Minister of State for Environmental Affairs Zoltán Illés announced on Tuesday at the foundation stone laying ceremony of Budafilter 94 Ltd's new plastic recycling plant in Mezőfalva, Central Transdanubia.