Deputy Prime Minister Zsolt Semjén received the Commander’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland, at a ceremony at the Polish Embassy in Budapest on Tuesday.
All tourist accommodation in Hungary will be classified from one to five stars on the basis of uniform criteria – Zoltán Guller, the CEO of the Hungarian Tourism Agency (MTU), said on Saturday. The new rating system is scheduled to be introduced from January 2022. Guller also said that, based on current occupancy rates in Hungarian hotels, a bigger upswing can be expected this year than last summer.
For the second time since becoming a member on 1990, Hungary has taken over the rotating chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe (CoE) for six months, until 17 November. Péter Szijjártó, the new Chair of the Committee of Ministers and Minister for Foreign Affairs of Hungary, presented the priorities of the Hungarian Presidency. These priorities include promoting the effective protection of national minorities, interreligious dialogue, „next-generation” and…
– The curfew will be lifted. The mandatory closing time for shops and catering facilities will also be abolished, and the obligation to wear a mask in public spaces will be abolished if we reach the five million vaccinated people – Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán announced today on Kossuth Radio.
The Visegrád countries (V4) are subject to massive discrimination, and unless they step up – stronger and together – the situation will not change – Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán wrote on Tuesday. “It is a fact that the countries of the V4 have not managed to properly advance their interests within the EU’s framework. It is a fact that we, Central Europeans, are subject to massive discrimination. What I am saying is that if we do not step up — stronger and together — this situation…
In Europe, Hungary will be the first to be able to return to a normal life, but this does not mean that the epidemic has gone away, the Prime Minister stated on Kossuth Radio’s programme ‘Good morning, Hungary’ on Friday. Regarding vaccination data – based on which Hungary is at present ranked tenth in the world and is number one in Europe. Based on the number of persons who registered for vaccination, it is within the realm of possibility that the number of vaccinated persons will reach six…
– Societies without families would be what civilization without culture or mathematics without numbers – noted Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki at the V4 + COALITION PRO FAMILIA conference organized under the Polish presidency of the Visegrad Group. – We, in the heart of Europe, have entered into a cooperation centred around families – announced the Hungarian Minister for Family Affairs, Katalin Novák.
The first university registered in Poland after the great reform of higher education is to integrate the academic circles of Central European countries and educate the elites of the Intermarium countries. The international conference inaugurating the establishment of the university will be held on May 28.
– NATO must pay more attention to illegal migration – Hungarian President János Áder called during the Bucharest Nine summit in Romania on Monday. The B-9 includes Poland, Romania, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia, Slovakia and Hungary.
– The most obvious lesson of the last decade is the need for a multipolar, smart Europe instead of a more and closer union – Hungarian Justice Minister Judit Varga said in her Europe Day video on Sunday.
The Hungarian chief of diplomacy proposed to the foreign ministers of the Visegrad Group countries to introduce a free travel zone for the vaccinated against COVID-19. Péter Szijjártó revealed this news on the program "It was a day in the world". The Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki announced on Friday that one of the main topics of the summit of European Union prime ministers in Porto, Portugal, was the issue of the so-called vaccine passports.
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The United States should direct more resources to the Three Seas Initiative to counter the influence of Russia and China – Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki said during a virtual conference „Planning a post-COVID-19 world” organized by the Atlantic Council think tank.