Hungarian PM Chose Shell Executive for Minister of Economy

Mr István Varga, 52, former executive of the Hungarian unit of Royal Dutch Shell is chosen as candidate by PM Gordon Bajnai for minister for national development and economy.

Mr Varga has a resume strongly related to the energy industry and he has also significantly contributed to the work of Transparency International as an advisor.
PM Bajnai promised to from a government with independent experts in key positions to weather the burdens of the global crunch. He has chosen acclaimed professionals for crisis management like Mr. Peter Oszko for Finance Minister and Mr Varga to take over Mr. Bajnai’s former office.

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