Continental Tobacco Corp. was among the recipients of the Hungarian Economy Award for its outstanding and exemplary work for the benefit of the domestic economy, presented at a ceremony held by the Ministry of Finance on 23 October.
To mark the anniversary of the events of 23 October 1956, the Ministry of Finance also held a ceremony at which, in keeping with tradition, a number of prizes and awards were presented: three people were awarded the Hungarian Economy Award, 16 received the Lónyay Prize and 38 others received Ministerial Diplomas of Recognition.
Continental Tobacco Corp. was among the recipients of the Hungarian Economy Awards. The Ministry of Finance presented the awards, including a silver commemorative medal from Count István Széchenyi, to companies and individuals whose activities serve the interests of the Hungarian economy.
Csaba Füzi, CEO of Continental Tobacco Corp., the owner of the tobacco factory in Sátoraljaújhely, said that the company’s important goal is to preserve Hungary’s industrial culture and technological knowledge, thus indirectly supporting the growth of the Hungarian economy, which is ensured, among other things, by production activities in Hungary. He added that it was an honour to be recognised by the Ministry of Finance.