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May 26, 2020

Coronavirus Update: 2021 budget includes HUF 3,000 billion for pandemic defense fund

The government’s 2021 budget bill allocates some HUF 3,000 billion (EUR 8.5bn) for a healthcare and pandemic defense fund.

 

The government’s 2021 budget bill allocates some HUF 3,000 billion (EUR 8.5bn) for a healthcare and pandemic defense fund.

Finance Minister Mihály Varga said in a video posted on Facebook that the 2021 budget bill will be submitted to lawmakers on Tuesday. Next year’s budget will be one for “re-starting the economy,” he said.

A call center set up for advice on the coronavirus can be reached on +36-80-277-455 and +36-80-277-456 or by email koronavirus@bm.gov.hu