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Feb 01, 2018

PM Orbán declares his assets to parliament

Bertalan Havasi, the Prime Minister’s Press Chief, said there was “no significant change” in the prime minister’s assets compared to last year. He said the prime minister’s asset declaration is “legitimate, full, and certified”

Prime Minister Viktor Orbán submitted his annual asset declaration to parliament on Wednesday, before the official deadline.

Bertalan Havasi, the Prime Minister’s Press Chief, said there was “no significant change” in the prime minister’s assets compared to last year.

According to Havasi, PM Orbán had savings of 993,000 HUF (3,200 EUR), an increase from 742,000 HUF last year. The prime minister also reduced the balance of a mortgage on his house to 4.78 million HUF, Havasi said.

The press chief said that the prime minister’s asset declaration is “legitimate, full, and certified”.

János Hargitai, the head of parliament’s immunity committee, said that all 199 deputies and 13 representatives of ethnic minorities in the national assembly had submitted their declarations by the deadline.

The declarations will be made public on parliament’s website on February 1st.