The finance minister said the government has diverted resources so that the 2021 budget could be focused on combatting the novel coronavirus epidemic and protecting the economy.
Interior spaces of restaurants in Budapest will reopen to customers, hotels in the capital will be allowed to receive guests.
Next year’s budget is the budget of economy protection, which while maintaining the level of epidemiological preparedness also provides support for families raising children, protecting pensioners, and maintaining security.
From 18 May, Monday the following rules will enter into force.
To help mitigate the negative economic impacts of the novel coronavirus epidemic, some 338 companies have so far indicated their plans to the government to carry out investments worth HUF 162 billion.
On Monday morning, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán consulted with senior officials from the Ministry of Finance and the heads of support institutions coming under the Ministry.
The containment effort of the fight against the coronavirus epidemic is entering a new phase, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán announced on his Facebook account on Wednesday evening.
The government has submitted another proposal aimed at mitigating the effects of the coronavirus epidemic, thereby facilitating the protection of workplaces and the economy.
The purpose of the wage support scheme introduced by the government is to protect jobs, the Parliamentary and Strategic State Secretary of the Ministry for Innovation and Technology said.
“Hungary has issued a total of 2 billion euros in 6- and 12-month maturity government securities with favourable interest and attracting a high level of investor interest”, Minister of Finance Mihály Varga announced.