Prime Minister Viktor Orbán received Greek-born American writer and journalist Nicholas Gage in Parliament on Tuesday.
At a meeting in Paris on the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of Hungary's accession to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Prime Minister Viktor Orbán proclaimed that repaying the IMF-EU loan was an unprecedented achievement that could not have been accomplished without friends like the OECD.
On Friday, April 8th, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán received a two-party delegation in Budapest consisting of US Congressional Representatives as well as US Ambassador to Hungary Colleen Bell. The Prime Minister discussed the ongoing crisis in Ukraine as well as broader US-Hungarian relations.
The Memorial Committee of 1956 has announced grants to fund commemorative events of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution and Freedom Fight. The Hungarian Initatives Foundation has likewise launched grants to fund commemorative events on the 60th anniversary of 1956 in the United States.
Between March 31st and April 1st Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and a delegation from the office of Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó joined 58 other Heads of States in Washington, DC to attend the 2016 Fourth bi-annual Nuclear Security Summit. Since the initiative was launched by President Obama, significant progress was achieved in reducing fissile material stockpiles and in increasing the security protocols of civilian nuclear facilities.
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó, who is in Washington, D.C. attending the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit as a member of the Hungarian delegation led by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, held a series of meetings on political issues and energy cooperation. Other members of the delegation include Minister of National Development Miklós Seszták and Chief Foreign and Security Policy Advisor to the Prime Minister József Czukor, Mr. Szijjártó told Hungarian news agency MTI in a statement late on Wednesday.
Hungary has received the Atoms for Peace Award for its measures taken for the total elimination of highly enriched uranium stocks. The prestigious international recognition was received by Minister for National Development Miklós Seszták at the Nuclear Industry Summit (NIS) in Washington, D.C. on 31 March 2016.
On Thursday, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó held negotiations with the vice presidents of General Electric and Google, both members of the US-Hungarian Business Council
On Thursday Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, who is currently in Washington, DC, wrote to the family of Imre Kertész to express his condolences on the death of the Nobel Laureate.
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has said he was shocked to hear of the attacks in Brussels committed on Tuesday morning. He has expressed his condolences to the victims’ families and wishes quick recovery to those injured.