Minister’s former principal advisor became president of Jewish association in Hungary
Mazsihisz, the Federation of Hungarian Jewish Communities, elected on Sunday professor Andor Grósz its new president, the federation said on its website.
Grósz was elected with 70 votes out of 107 to serve as Mazsihisz’s president over the next four years, replacing András Heisler whose mandate has expired, it said. The new president said he wants to work in an environment where there is peace and calm without which progress was impossible to make.
He thanked all those who voted for him. Grósz served before as the head of the board of Holocaust Documentation Center and Memorial Collection Public Foundation in Budapest, MTI wrote. Grósz was János Lázár’s principal advisor after 2014, when Lázár served as the Minister of the Prime Minister’s Office, index.hu wrote.
“I want peace and tranquility”, the new president said: