Parliament committee approves minister in charge of Paks upgrade
Budapest, April 19 (MTI) – Parliament’s committee for sustainable development on Wednesday approved the appointment of János Süli as minister without portfolio in charge of overseeing and managing the upgrade of the Paks nuclear power plant. Süli’s appointment was approved with seven votes in favour and one abstention.
Süli’s appointment was approved with seven votes in favour and one abstention.
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán announced last week before parliament that he would appoint a minister without portfolio to oversee the project.
Süli, the current mayor of Paks, worked at the nuclear plant for 31 years in a variety of positions, including as its chief executive.
The amended government decree on the creation of the position of minister without portfolio in charge of the project was published in the official gazette Magyar Közlöny last Wednesday. The amendment took effect on Thursday.