Szijjarto attends parliamentary hearing

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade to gain new spheres of competence

MH – 2018.05.16. 09:53 –

“International energy negotiations and cross-border development projects are to be added to the duties of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Trade, in addition to which the Government Information Office will also be under the supervision of the Ministry”, Peter Szijjarto said.

The candidate for the post of Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Peter Szijjarto attended his hearing before the Parliament’s Economic Committee on Tuesday. He confirmed that the fields of foreign affairs and foreign trade will continue to form a single ministry.

Szijjarto stressed that investors are no longer just looking for assembly line capacities, but now also regard Hungary as a research and development location, meaning investment promotion not only means job creation, but is also facilitating more technologically intensive development projects and research.