Hungary: Liberals behind Kákosy
The Liberal Economic Board supports the nomination of Csaba Kákosy for Economy Minister, and also backs his program, said János Kóka, chairman of junior governing liberal party, SzDSz after the Board’s meeting.
Kákosy’s main objectives include the improvement of computer networks and the railway system while he would put great emphasis on reforming the transportation system. He also expressed he aims to start the privatization of the regional Volán bus companies in 2008.
When asked about the call by trade union alliance Liga for a strike of indefinite duration, Kóka said it serves political interests and not those of the trade union members. The government will not halt the reforms, he added. No matter what the government offers, the trade unions are always answering that they will not give up striking, he said. (Gazdasági Rádió)
SUPPORT THE BUDAPEST BUSINESS JOURNAL
Producing journalism that is worthy of the name is a costly business. For 27 years, the publishers, editors and reporters of the Budapest Business Journal have striven to bring you business news that works, information that you can trust, that is factual, accurate and presented without fear or favor.
Newspaper organizations across the globe have struggled to find a business model that allows them to continue to excel, without compromising their ability to perform. Most recently, some have experimented with the idea of involving their most important stakeholders, their readers.
We would like to offer that same opportunity to our readers. We would like to invite you to help us deliver the quality business journalism you require. Hit our Support the BBJ button and you can choose the how much and how often you send us your contributions.