Tag: Budapest council

Notre-Dame fire: Budapest to contribute to Notre-Dame reconstruction, Orbán expresses sympathies

"#Budapest will do everything it can to support the refurbishment of #NotreDame to the best of its ability!"

Budapest assembly votes to sell ‘Bálna’ complex

#Bálna Budapest, a complex by the River Danube that resembles a #whale, was opened in 2013

LMP and Jobbik backs Puzsér for Budapest mayor

"Our goal is to make #Budapest more liveable and ensure the transparency of public spending"

Budapest assembly passes 2019 budget – UPDATE

The municipal assembly of #Budapest passed the city's budget for 2019, details: #hungary #budapestcouncil #budget

Budapest Airport noise pollution talks under way

"Noise from the #BudapestAirport is affecting smaller areas and fewer residents" #hungary #budapest #bud #liszt #airport

Hungexpo fairgrounds in Budapest to get EUR 156.6m upgrade

#Hungexpo would host two big international events in the near future

Preselection of left-wing mayoral candidate starts in Budapest

Votes can be submitted for the candidates at 33 locations throughout Budapest until noon on Sunday #mszp #párbeszéd

Budapest South Gate urban development competition winners announced! – VISUALS

The winners of a master plan design competition for the Budapest South Gate urban development project were announced on Wednesday. A joint application of Oslo-based international architect firm Snohetta’s Innsbruck office and Austria’s Verkehrsingenieure Besch und Partner won first place out of seventeen applications submitted. In addition to the top three winners, seven applications have been purchased. The government and Budapest invited plans for the comprehensive development of a 135-hectare area surrounded by the River Danube, Rákóczi Bridge, Könyves Kálmán Road, Soroksári Road and Weiss Manfred Road, deputy mayor Alexandra Szalay-Bobrovniczky said. The project will involve the construction of a ... Read more

Park named after Adam Mickiewicz inaugurated in Budapest

A park named after 19th century Polish poet #Adam #Mickiewicz #hungary #poland #literature #budapest

New development council enhances Budapest mayor’s role?

The new body will be co-headed by PM #Orbán and Budapest Mayor #Tarlós

Opposition Párbeszéd re-elects Szabó, Karácsony as co-leaders

Tímea Szabó and Gergely Karácsony were both re-elected unchallenged for another 18 months as the liberal opposition Párbeszéd party’s co-leaders at a party meeting on Sunday. Party members also voted to appoint members of Párbeszed’s board. Besides Szabó and Karácsony, the other members are: Zsolt Szabó, András Béres, Beáta Hegyesi, Bence Tordai and Péter Mach. At a news conference, Karácsony said Párbeszéd will campaign together with the Socialist Party in next year’s European Parliament elections (read more HERE). In the meantime, Párbeszed will seek out other partners for a wide-ranging “European alliance”. He said that whereas several opposition parties were ... Read more

Orbán: Brussels ‘going full steam ahead’ with migration schemes – Interview

"Brussels (#EU) is "going full steam ahead" with its #migration schemes - PM #Orbán #hungary #hungarian

Orbán requested István Tarlós to run for office of Mayor of Budapest again

#Orbán requested Mayor of Budapest #Tarlós to run for office again in the next municipal elections

LMP to turn to authorities over Budapest e-fare system

After ten years of planning, the e-ticket system should have been put in place in January this year, but... - #LMP #budapest #hungary #bkv #bkk

The historic Rác Baths planning to reopen in 2019

The historic Rác Baths reopens in 2019? #budapest #hungary #hungarian #turkish #baths

Budapest, Bethlehem mayors sign twin city accord

Budapest Mayor István Tarlós and Bethlehem Mayor Anton Salman signed a twin city agreement between their cities in Bethlehem on Monday. Budapest is twinned with numerous cities but many of these pacts are more protocol-based, Tarlós said after the signing ceremony on Bethlehem’s Manger Square. Others involve a more active relationship, however, and Budapest attaches special importance to its cooperation with Bethlehem, he added. Budapest hopes to focus its cooperation with Bethlehem on classical culture, youth affairs, sport and heritage protection, he said. Tarlós said Budapest’s goal with the agreement was not political, but rather to create the conditions for ... Read more

Budapest’s Chain Bridge renovation: Hungarian government to provide EUR 21.4m

The price of 10-day motorway vignettes will rise to 3,500 forints from the current 2,975 forints! #hungary #hungarian #chainbridge #traffic #budapest #government

Budapest park to be named after Nelson Mandela

A park in #Budapest's south-western District 11 will be named after #Nelson #Mandela