EP committee approves Hungary Commissioner-designate

Government

The Committee on Foreign Affairs of the European Parliament approved Hungaryʼs Commissioner-designate for Neighborhood and Enlargement, Olivér Várhelyi, on Monday, state news wire MTI reports.

The approval came after parliamentary group coordinators found satisfactory Várhelyiʼs responses to additional written questions submitted following a hearing last Thursday.

At that hearing, Várhelyi responded to the committeeʼs questions for several hours.

The EP is set to vote on the approval of the von der Leyen Commission as a whole next week. If the vote passes, the new European Commission will begin work on December 1, replacing the old one led by Jean-Claude Juncker.

ADVERTISEMENT

Insurers' Premiums Revenue Climbs 5% in 2023 Figures

Insurers' Premiums Revenue Climbs 5% in 2023

EUR 6,000 in EU Funding Open to SMEs EU

EUR 6,000 in EU Funding Open to SMEs

Wider Margins Lift Magyar Telekom Earnings Telco

Wider Margins Lift Magyar Telekom Earnings

Hungarians Prioritizing Travel Over Renovations This Year Tourism

Hungarians Prioritizing Travel Over Renovations This Year

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.