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May 18, 2018

President Áder formally appoints the ministers of PM Orbán’s fourth government

It's official: Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s fourth government

President János Áder has formally appointed the ministers of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s fourth government.

Zsolt Semjén has been official appointed deputy prime minister and minister without portfolio in charge of Hungarian communities abroad, church affairs and national minorities.

Sándor Pintér will continue as interior minister and Mihály Varga will head the new Finance Ministry - both have been appointed as deputy prime ministers.

Gergely Gulyás has been appointed minister heading the Prime Minister’s Office. László Trócsányi stays on as justice minister as does Antal Rogán as head of the Cabinet Office.

Péter Szijjártó remains in charge of the Foreign Affairs and Trade Ministry and János Süli continues as minister without portfolio in charge of the upgrade of the Paks nuclear power plant

Tibor Benkő is the new defence minister and Andrea Bártfai-Mager is the minister without portfolio in charge of national assets.

László Palkovics will head the new Innovation and Technology Ministry. István Nagy is the new minister of Agriculture and Rural Development and Miklós Kasler will head the Human Capacities Ministry.