Gov't, PM Pass Resolutions for First Phase of EU Super Laser Project

The government and the prime minister have both passed a resolution on the measures and tasks necessary to implement of phase one of the European Union's Extreme Light Infrastructure (ELI).

The government and the prime minister have both passed a resolution on the measures and tasks necessary to implement of phase one of the European Union's Extreme Light Infrastructure (ELI), a HUF 100 billion (EUR 376.25m) ‘super laser’ project to be hosted jointly by Hungary, Romania and the Czech Republic. Both resolutions were published in the latest issue of the Magyar Kozlony official gazette.
The first resolution assigns the Minister of National Development and the Economy with submitting a proposal to the government by August 15 to declare ELI a priority project.
Hungary, the Czech Republic and Romania won a joint bid in autumn 2009 for the ELI project. The total cost of the project will be EUR 500 million, 40 pct of which will be spent on urban developments in Szeged.

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