President Áder has confirmed that the new Parliament session will begin on May 8th, 2018.
According to MTI, the president asked Prime Minister Viktor Orbán to start talks on forming a government.
Under Hungary’s constitution, the president is to call the inaugural session of the country’s new parliament within 30 days after the general election.
The president will kick off the session by putting forward a nomination for the country’s next prime minister, elected with a simple majority of the votes.
Tradition dictates that the inaugural session will also elect a parliamentary speaker, the deputy speakers and the notaries in a secret ballot.
At the election, the ruling alliance secured 133 seats in the 199-seat parliament, equivalent to a two-thirds supermajority.
Opposition seats will be occupied by 26 lawmakers from Jobbik, 20 lawmakers from the Socialist-Párbeszéd alliance, nine from the leftist Democratic Coalition and eight from LMP. Együtt and the ethnic German minority will be represented by a single lawmaker each. An independent candidate has also taken a seat.