Budapest, March 3 (MTI) – The government has ordered the transfer of more than 7 billion forints in this year’s budget for sports developments connected to the 2017 FINA World Championships in Budapest, the official gazette Magyar Közlöny said on Thursday.

The 7.141 billion forints (EUR 23.11m) will be transferred from the allocation for a National Olympic Centre development project to the modernisation of water sports facilities and selected clubs’ development projects.

The economy minister and the development minister have been instructed to ensure that 1.362 billion forints is allocated for the same purpose during the planning of next year’s budget.

The affected development projects include swimming pool complexes in Budapest and in Balatonfűzfő in western Hungary.

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Source: http://mtva.hu/hu/hungary-matters

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