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Orbán on Consultation on Reopening: ‘Everybody’s opinion counts’

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.02.23.

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán urged voters to participate in the government’s latest National Consultation survey concerning possible removal of coronavirus-related restrictions, in a video published on Facebook on Monday.

“The moment has come at last to have a sensible discussion on how we could ease the restrictions imposed due to the epidemic,” the prime minister said, adding that “we have had enough of these [restrictions], we want to get rid of them”.

National Consultation on Reopening Hungary Gets Underway
National Consultation on Reopening Hungary Gets Underway

The government’s National Consultation survey on conditions for lifting restrictions after the coronavirus epidemic has gotten under way. In the survey which consists of only seven questions, the government seeks the public’s opinion on whether the country should be reopened gradually or in one fell swoop once the epidemic has subsided. Opinions are also sought […]Continue reading

According to Orbán, epidemiologists will have the final say in the decision, but added that “everybody’s opinion counts” as to when, and in how many steps, the restrictions should be removed.

“That is why I am asking you to fill in the questionnaire,” Orbán said in his video.

Featured image via Viktor Orbán’s Facebook page