György Hölvényi, State Secretary for Church and Minority Affairs of the Ministry of Human Resources, welcomed the delegation of the European Jewish Parliament. The visit was part of a comprehensive Central and Eastern European tour.

The purpose of the visit was to enable the delegation to get to know the country’s Jewish communities, domestic religious and community life, and the social and political processes that influence the everyday lives of Hungarian Jews.

During the negotiations, the topic of commemorating to the 70th anniversary of the Hungarian Holocaust also emerged. Preparations for the commemorative ceremony are booing conducted by the Hungarian Holocaust 2014 Memorial Commission. After the discussion, György Hölvényi participated in the founding conference of the Memorial Commission.

(Ministry of Human Resources)