- 7 Nov 2019 7:14 AM
- Hungary Matters
He said a common cause was to make sure Budapest thrived in the years to come.
Karácsony said a meeting of the Budapest Public Development Council — composed of leaders and representatives of the central government and the municipal council — has been proposed for the next few weeks to assess Budapest’s major projects.
The new mayor said he wanted the relationship between the capital and the central government to be “institutional” and “full of content”. Karácsony said health care, green spaces and public transport were his top priorities.
“That’s what I’m seeking allies for,” he said. “Though there’ll be disputes … I see a realistic chance of winning over the government to implement the programme,” he said.
MTI Photo: Balogh Zoltán