The Hungarian parliament passed a law on climate protection. A government official said after the vote that thanks to the government’s strategies, Hungary may achieve climate neutrality gradually by 2050 without endangering economic growth or burdening Hungarian households.
The conditions for receiving family support will be eased for Hungarians moving back from abroad, an official of the human resources ministry said.
The image of Hungary in surrounding countries is improving, according to a survey by the Central European Nézőpont Institute.
Innovation and Technology Minister László Palkovics discussed resuming tourism relations between Hungary and Germany with Germany’s deputy economy minister, the innovation and technology ministry said.
The novel coronavirus epidemic is “clearly subsiding” in Hungary, with a downward curve for the 10th consecutive day, Chief Medical Officer Cecília Müller told a press conference of the operative board responsible for coordinating the response to the epidemic.
The justice ministry’s digital freedom committee aimed at improving the transparency of tech firms has penned a letter to the regional director of Facebook asking whether the company’s supervisory board complied with the requirements of political neutrality and transparency in its procedures, Justice Minister Judit Varga said.
Hungary took delivery of a donation of protective visors and hand sanitizers from Turkey.
Five patients, all elderly with underlying illnesses, have died in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of fatalities to 532, while registered novel coronavirus infections in Hungary have increased by 29 to 3,921, koronavirus.gov.hu said on Tuesday morning.
Temperatures are expected to rise by 10-15 Celsius degrees this week – says the Hungarian Meteorology Service.
Leaders of Hungary’s main Christian churches marked Pentecost with an ecumenical worship service at Budapest’s Matthias Church on Monday.