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Ágostházy Appointed State Secretary for EU Development Projects

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.09.22.

Szabolcs Ágostházy has been appointed state secretary in charge of European Union development projects, the Ministry for Innovation and Technology announced in a statement on Monday.

Ágostházy, who until now has served as chief of staff of the head of the Prime Minister’s Office, will take up his post on Oct. 1, the ministry said.

Ágostházy’s tasks will include streamlining the application process for EU funding and accelerating the drawdown of funds with a view to boosting the competitiveness of Hungarian businesses and improving the living standards of families, it added.

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