The Order of Merit of Hungary (civilian) was handed over to Imre Palkovics, President of the National Confederation of Workers’ Councils by Mihály Varga, Minister of National Economy on behalf of János Áder, President of Hungary on the occasion of Hungary’s greatest national holiday, 20th of August.

“With the order we would like to express our appreciation to those who have performed conscientious and successful work of outstanding quality for the good of Hungary.” said Mihály Varga, Minister for National Economy on the occasion of the award ceremony on the 20th of August, our national holiday.  “All the awardees represent extraordinary accomplishments that can serve as examples to everyone.” the Minister added.

(Ministry for National Economy)

Mr Palkovics, who was conferred with the highest award by the Minister, emphasized that the Hungarian state recognised the National Confederation of Workers’ Councils with the highly prestigious award and the credit is due to each and every member of Workers’ Councils.