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Decree reveals Rogán’s responsibilities

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Antal Rogán’s, who was recently appointed Political Cabinet Chief of ruling Fidesz partyʼs new ministry, will be responsible for managing, monitoring and coordinating the governmentʼs policies, according to a decree published in the official gazette Magyar Közlöny, Hungarian news agency MTI reported today.

Under the decree, which was signed by Deputy Prime Minister Zsolt Semjén, the political cabinet chief will also be responsible for coordinating government communication, a field which is currently under the aegis of the Prime Minister’s Office, led by Cabinet Chief János Lázár.

Rogánʼs position will involve summarizing and evaluating government proposals, on the basis of which he is to submit a final proposal to Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, MTI adds. Rogán will also be in charge of briefing ministers and government organizations on the prime ministerʼs decisions, while he will have the authority to ask officials to report on the implementation of the governmentʼs various policies, which can then be passed on or presented to the prime minister, MTI reported.

Rogán will also be responsible for coordinating protocol tasks pertaining to the prime minister and the government, tasks concerning the prime ministerʼs official visits abroad and organizing state events, the news agency added.

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