National self-esteem is inconceivable without agriculture, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán stated at the presentation of the book entitled ‘Everything for the Future of Hungarian Countryside’ on Thursday in Budapest.
In a message sent to Chairman of the Jewish Agency Isaac Herzog in Jerusalem, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán described the December decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union upholding the ban on kosher slaughter as an attack on freedom of religion, Jewish-Christian heritage and Jewish communities living in Europe, Bertalan Havasi, the head of the Press Office of the Prime Minister informed the Hungarian news agency MTI on Tuesday.
The restrictive measures implemented due to the coronavirus epidemic will be extended until 1 February, and online education in secondary schools will also remain in place, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán announced the Operational Group’s decision on Kossuth Radio’s programme ‘Good morning, Hungary’ on Friday. The Prime Minister stressed that he does not simply want to ward off the crisis, but wants 2021 to be an exceptionally good year for the Hungarian people.
The Hungarian Presidency of the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers is hosting a conference in Budapest on “The role of NGOs and research institutes in promoting Council of Europe norms and standards on national minority rights”.