The representative of the Hungarian government Arpad Janos Potape said that in 2019 Hungary will double financial support for Magyar minorities in the Transcarpathian region, and will allocate for these purposes of 300 million hryvnia.
“These funds addressed to 23-24 thousand people in the fields of education, health, culture and social sphere of the Hungarian minority in the form of surcharges to the annual earnings,” said Arpad Janos Potape, reports “Radio Freedom”.
In turn, the representative of the Hungarian minority of Transcarpathia Levente Magyar said that over the past two years targeted assistance for economic development of the Magyar community has reached 1.7 billion.
“If there is a state and the people who are interested in strong Ukraine, it is Hungary and the Hungarian people. After all, what it is stronger, richer and suverennyi, the better it is for Hungary and the Transcarpathian Hungarians,” said Levente Magyar.
He stressed that Budapest wants Kiev to successfully overcome difficulties, cope with challenges, and that Hungary is ready to help Ukraine. Earlier it was reported that the Hungarian government has allocated almost $ 5 million on the education of Transcarpathian region of Ukraine.