- 2 Sep 2016 9:00 AM
“Although it may cost the capital more to buy Hungarian buses, in the end it will benefit the national economy,” Lázár said.
The start date of the metro upgrade is not up to the government, he said, adding that there were no financial obstacles to starting the renovation.
Lázár added, however, that he thought it unlikely that the upgrade would start this year. He said Prime Minister Viktor Orbán will meet Budapest Mayor István Tarlós on Friday to discuss the metro upgrade.
Republished with permission of Hungary Matters, MTI’s daily newsletter.
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