Zoltán Balog (politician)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Zoltán Balog
Zoltán Balog, Unkarin kulttuuriministeri IMG 0596 C.JPG
Minister of Human Resources of Hungary
Assumed office
14 May 2012
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán
Preceded by Miklós Réthelyi
(National Resources)
Personal details
Born (1958-01-07) 7 January 1958 (age 57)
Ózd, Hungary
Political party Fidesz
Profession Calvinist pastor
The native form of this personal name is Balog Zoltán. This article uses the Western name order.

Zoltán Balog (born January 7, 1958)[1] is a Hungarian Calvinist pastor and politician, member of the National Assembly (MP) since 2006.[2] Since June 2, 2010, he serves as State Secretary for Social Inclusion in the Ministry of Administration and Justice.[2]

He functioned as Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Human Rights, Minority, Civic and Religious Affairs between 2006 and 2010.[2] 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.

Zoltán Balog - Pan European Picnic, 2014