Health Care A Top Priority In Hungary – Orbán

  • 29 Mar 2010 3:00 AM
Health Care A Top Priority In Hungary – Orbán
"Saving health care and preventing its col-lapse is an urgent government priority, Fidesz chairman Viktor Orbán told reporters after vis-iting Szent Margit outpatients clinic in Budapest’s Third District on Friday.

He said the upcoming parliamentary elec-tions will also represent a referendum on health care and a Fidesz cabinet would “close the era that has crippled Hungarian health care and caused doctors and nurses to leave Hungary in search of better paid jobs abroad”.

If Fidesz regains power, former foreign minister János Martonyi will be reappointed to his former post, Orbán told Inforádió on Thursday night. Martonyi confirmed on Friday that he would accept the position in the event of a Fidesz win.

Orbán will go on a nationwide tour from now until the elections are held, chief of staff Péter Szíjjártó told Magyar Nemzet on Friday.

The Fidesz chairman told a local rally in Kaposvár on Saturday that the first measures of a Fidesz-run government will be establish-ing accountability, tax cuts, simplifying the tax regime, cutting red tape, curbing corruption and bringing about law and order. A right-wing government would cut the number of MPs and also local councillors, Orbán said."

Source: Hungary Around the Clock.

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