Source:Kormányzat Nemzetgazdasági Minisztérium (Budapest)
Posted: Sunday, November 20, 2016 Updated: Monday, March 12, 2018
The Hungarian Deputy Prime Minister, Zsolt Semjén, jointly with Hungary's Human Resources Minister, Zoltán Balog, and the Hungarian Economy Minister, Mihály Varga, have entered legislation to amend the current annual non-working public holidays in Hungary legislation, and add Good Friday to the list of annual non-working public holidays in Hungary.
Today's legislative proposal follows from an announcement by Hungarian Prime Minister, Viktor Orbán, speaking a few weeks ago (2016-10-16) at the commemorative session of the Hungarian Reformed Church Synod, that beginning in 2017, Good Friday would be a new annual non-working public holiday in Hungary, an announcement later confirmed by an official press release of the Prime Minister's page on the Government of Hungary website.
Below are links to the news stories referred to in the above "Hungary Good Friday Public Holiday Legislation" news story, as well as links to subsequents news stories which refer to the present news story.