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Katalin Novák Takes up Post as Families Minister

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.10.01.

Katalin Novák on Thursday assumed her new position of minister without portfolio for family affairs.

In a Facebook entry, Novák said her goals as minister included preserving the achievements of the government’s family benefits system, helping families buy homes and supporting couples planning to have children.

Incoming Family Affairs Minister: Drafting of a Second Family Protection Action Plan Underway
Incoming Family Affairs Minister: Drafting of a Second Family Protection Action Plan Underway

Katalin Novák, the candidate for the new post of minister without portfolio for family affairs, said in parliament on Friday that she was preparing for drafting Hungary’s largest-scale home-creation programme of all time. “I will shortly submit a proposal to the government,” she told a hearing of the welfare committee, adding that it aims to […]Continue reading

Novák said her tasks will also include improving the living standards of families over the next year and a half in spite of the novel coronavirus pandemic.

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