Prime Minister fired Draskovics, proposed János Veres
Monday, April 18, 2005, 00:00
Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsány fired Tibor Draskovics Hungary?s current Finance Minister, on a morning meeting of the parliament group of the Hungarian Socialist Party, said index.hu. He also proposed state secretary János Veres to Finance Minister position. According to press information PM wants to realize institutional reforms to be made with personal changes, which can follow in the next few weeks. Draskovics was blamed for making a tax reform not competitive enough compared to Hungary?s neighbour countries.