Budapest, February 23 (MTI) – More than 33 billion forints (EUR 107m) worth of development will be carried out in Szekszard, in southern Hungary, under an agreement signed by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and Mayor Rezső Ács on Tuesday.

A thermal energy pipeline will be built from the Paks nuclear power station to Szekszard to reduce the costs of operating the town’s district heating system, Orbán said.

The agreement also includes the expansion of the Szekszárd industrial park, the development of the wine region’s road network, setting up a modern vocational centre, the construction of a four-star hotel, the revamp of the Danube port, the extension of the Gemenc narrow-gauge railway and the construction of a new sports hall, he added.


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