All departments of the Ministry of Human Resources is prepared to receive refugees from Ukraine, and all necessary measures have been taken, the minister said on Monday.
Miklós Kásler told a press conference held on a different subject that preparations have been made to offer refugees the health services they need, including vaccination. Hospitals near the border with Ukraine are prepared and financing is available to provide health-care for refugees, with Hungarian service costs unaffected, he addded.
Meanwhile, the government is capping wholesale price of petrol and diesel at 480 forints (EUR 1.3) a litre from Monday, which will contribute to the more competitive operation of retail gas stations, the ministry of innovation and technology said on Monday.
The cap on retail petrol and diesel prices was introduced in November, and has been extended until May 15. The government introduced the measure to cushion the impact of high inflation.