MINISTRY OF ECONOMIC AFFAIRS
1055 Budapest, Honvé u. 13-15
Global Energy Network Institute
10 August 2000.
have received Your letter to Mr. Viktor Orban, the
Prime Minister of Hungary on the proposal for the
UN Millennium Assembly.
-- as associated country to the European Union --
has committed itself to the creation of an efficient
energy market functioning as an integrated part of
the single European energy market. We realise, that
the society and the economy are dependant on the energy
infrastructure. Energy is a determining factor in
the economy's competitiveness, has a major influence
on living standards, social welfare, and environment.
Hungary makes considerable efforts to liberalise it's
electricity industry. The new act on the liberalisation
of the electricity industry has been submitted to
the Hungarian Parlianment this year.
is the associated member of theUCTE (Union for the
Coordination of the Transmission of Electricity),
the member of CENTREL (Regional Group of the four
Central-Eastern European System Operators), and is
interconnected to the neighbouring countries. We consider
the interconnection of electricity grids highly essential.
commits itself to make the fullest possible contribution
and support to Your goal, and planetary strategy.
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