Hungary's New Cabinet Line-up Revealed

  • 15 May 2022 8:20 AM
  • Hungary Matters
Hungary's New Cabinet Line-up Revealed
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has concluded talks on forming Hungary's next cabinet.

Zsolt Semjén will continue as deputy prime minister and take on the role of minister responsible for policies for Hungarian communities abroad, national minorities and church relations, and for church diplomacy.

István Nagy and Sándor Pintér will stay on as minister of agriculture and interior minister, respectively.

János Lázár will oversee the new ministry of construction and investment.

Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky will take over the defence ministry.

Judit Varga will remain justice minister.

János Csák will lead a new cultural and innovation ministry.

Péter Szijjártó will stay as minister of foreign affairs and trade, and Antal Rogán will continue as head of the cabinet office.

Gergely Gulyás will remain head of the prime minister’s office, while Mihály Varga will continue as finance minister.

László Palkovics will head the ministry of technology and industry, while former deputy central bank governor Márton Nagy will become minister for economic development.

Former EU commissioner Tibor Navracsics will lead a new ministry for regional development and the utilisation of EU funds.


Earlier: 

Orbán Invites Politicians to Discuss Forming Cabinet

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán on Wednesday discussed the formation of his cabinet, according to his press chief.

The meeting held in his office was attended by János Csák, Gergely Gulyás, János Lázár, István Nagy, Márton Nagy, Tibor Navracsics, László Palkovics, Sándor Pintér, Antal Rogán, Zsolt Semjén, Kristóf Szalay-Bobrovniczky and Judit Varga, Bertalan Havasi said in a statement.

Orbán, Macron in Phone Talks

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán spoke by phone with the French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday, the Prime Minister’s press chief told MTI.

The two leaders discussed issues in connection with European energy security, Bertalan Havasi said.


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