Zoltán Balog (politician)
|Minister of Human Resources of Hungary|
14 May 2012
|Prime Minister||Viktor Orbán|
|Preceded by||Miklós Réthelyi
7 January 1958 |
Zoltán Balog (born January 7, 1958) is a Hungarian Calvinist pastor and politician, member of the National Assembly (MP) since 2006. Since June 2, 2010, he serves as State Secretary for Social Inclusion in the Ministry of Administration and Justice.
He functioned as Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Human Rights, Minority, Civic and Religious Affairs between 2006 and 2010. On 3 May 2012 Minister of National Resources Miklós Réthelyi resigned from his office. Prime Minister Viktor Orbán appointed Balog as the successor to Réthelyi. The office was also renamed to Ministry of Human Resources.