“Does an immigrant cost a lot?” – asked Jobbik politicians Istvan Apati and Daniel Z. Karpat the Minister of Interior how much the daily care of the asylum seekers is. Minister of Interior also answered the written question and presented in detail that why a refugee in Hungary costs HUF 4300 on average a day, index.hu said.
Food: HUF 1300/person
Sanitary equipment: HUF 1550 for men, HUF 1800 for women
Medical care and the necessary medication
Cost per capita of the operating costs of reception centers
Cash benefits for recipients – provided they are entitled to it – HUF 7125 a month.
Pinter also added the Immigration and Naturalization Office had not to purchase tents this year, the four times five meter-large military tents had been set up from the own stocks of the National Disaster Management Directorate and the Hungarian Defense Forces, and the Czech Republic had also given 50 tents as a donation.
Furthermore, it was found out that 98 containers were placed in Bicske, with a monthly rental fee of HUF 2.854.004 plus VAT.
Pinter also wrote about the closing of borders in his letter, and he told the closing of the whole border section with a technical system would be realized until August 31, and the temporary fence would stand at the Serbian-Hungarian border on November 30. Police does not participate and provide financial help in the construction so they do not have to overtime.