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Index – Economy – Tibor Navraxx heads to Brussels again

Index – Economy – Tibor Navraxx heads to Brussels again

Tibor Nafraxx heads to Brussels again. The Minister responsible for the use of EU funds and regional development announced on his official Facebook page that he is traveling to Brussels again for negotiations.

On Tuesday, Tibor Navracsics took part in the Balance Institute’s conference titled Hungary 2030, where he talked about, among other things, that Hungary is not the highest rate of catch-up, but that the country is slowly catching up, devoid of major storms.

Regarding the regional level of development, he explained: the success of the whole country is the success of Budapest, “If Budapest can be a successful city, then the country can be largely successful.”

In his speech, the minister touched on internal migration, the employment rate, and the happiness index. According to Tibor Navraxkes, “If we want to be among the five most livable member states of the European Union by 2030, only part of the task is to achieve an improvement in goods and material indicators. Perhaps one of the most serious projects is to achieve an improvement in the happiness index as well.”

The agreement is close

As we wrote, Janos Buka, the Minister of State in charge of European affairs, recently stated that an agreement could be reached soon, Hungary could be close to receiving a total of about €27.8 billion in frozen EU funds. this Judit Varga Minister of Justice He also confirmed a The majority of 27 commitments have already been met without controversy by the EU institutions, and “the ball is already in the committee’s court”.

At the time, Tibor Navraxx spoke optimistically about the arrival of EU funds. In an interview with InfoRádio, he said: It is absolutely certain that EU money will arrive in 2023, but he is confident that we will receive some already in the first half of the year.

“Negotiations are ongoing on the text of the law, so these are specific solutions, specific textual proposals, which is why they are taking longer. The European Commission has also specifically indicated what it considers troubling in the current process of the justice system and the division of powers, so the solutions are also concrete.” .

We recently asked a development policy expert why it was so important to reach an agreement with Brussels.