Fellegi to represent Hungary at IMF talks as minister without portfolio
Tamas Fellegi will be Hungary’s chief negotiator at talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in the capacity of minister without portfolio, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Monday.
Mr Fellegi offered last week to resign from his post as national development minister to focus on the IMF talks.
Mr Orban said he would propose Mr Fellegi for minister without portfolio from December 15. A decision on Mr Fellegi’s replacement at the National Development Ministry will be taken in days, he added.
He said state secretary Janos Fonagy would oversee the ministry until a decision was taken.
Mr Orban said in a television interview on Sunday that Mr Fellegi needed to remain a member of the government in order to represent the cabinet at the talks.
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