Minister of Innovation and Technology László Palkovics has been appointed to government commissioner in charge of coordinating the upgrade of the Hungarian section of the Budapest-Belgrade railway line.
The related government resolution was published in the official gazette Magyar Közlöny on Friday.
Palkovics has been appointed to the post for a two-year term.
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The upgrade, to be completed by 2023, aims to facilitate the delivery of Chinese goods to Europe arriving at the Greek port of Piraeus. These goods would be brought by rail through Serbia to Hungary.