Prime Minister Viktor Orbán paid tribute to former US Ambassador to Hungary Mark Palmer, in a letter to the widow of the late diplomat. The letter was read by Ambassador György Szapáry on Wednesday, at an event commemorating the late diplomat’s legacy.
The Anti-Defamation League thanked Prime Minister Viktor Orbán in a letter for stepping up swiftly to prevent the offensive motorcyclists’ rally from happening contemporarily with the Holocaust commemoration event on 21 April.
It is easy to see the parallels between the histories of the Armenian and Hungarian nations – said Zsolt Németh, Parliamentary State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, at the opening of the exhibition entitled „Far from Ararat – Armenian Culture in the Carpathian Basin” on April 5. The event was attended, among others, by Speaker of the Hungarian Parliament László Kövér and President of the Armenian-Hungarian Cultural Association in Yerevan Anahit Simonyan.
CNN's Jo Foley tells about her favorite: the Great Market Hall in Budapest, Hungary. Read more about this and other great places at CNN Travel.
The Hungarian banking sector is safe, Foreign Minister János Martonyi said in connection with the Cyprus crisis, speaking at a business forum of the American Chamber of Commerce on Thursday.
Andrew Friedman, President of the Congregation Bais Naftoli in Los Angeles describes numerous steps of the Government of Hungary fighting for the “cure of the cancer of anti-Semitism” in a letter sent to TIME Magazine. He has shared his letter with us. Read it here.
How to Make a Tax Deductible Donation? Many Hungarian American organizations are working hard to raise money for the “Hungarian Heritage – Roots to Revival” program at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival. Read more...
On March 20, the Hungarian Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) in Pol-e-Khumri, Baghlan province concluded its mission, in line with ISAF strategy of handing over security, development and governance responsibilities to the Afghan authorities. The camp itself is also handed over for Afghan use.
Minister of State for Social Inclusion Zoltán Kovács said it is the Government’s responsibility to create a system that facilitates integration. The Government has been taking action against all forms of hate speech and racist behaviour which discriminates or stigmatises groups of people based on race or nationality.
Member of the European Parliament and founding member of the Fidesz party, József Szájer testified before Congress on the state of democracy in Hungary.