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Sándor Fazekas - Rural Development Minister - Hungary


Dr. Sándor Fazekas

Personal information:
  Place and date of birth: Karcag, 3 May 1963

  Primary school – Kenderes
  Móricz Zsigmond Secondary Grammar School, Kisújszállás
  Faculty of Law, József Attila University – Cum Laude

Work experience:
  SZIM Karcagi Gépgyár Rt. – legal counsel
  Municipal Government of the City of Karcag – Mayor

Political career: Held the post of the mayor of Karcag from 1990 to 2010.  Was member of the County Municipal Council during the periods 1994 to 1998 and 2002 to 2006. Worked as Member of Parliament between 1998 and 2002, holding the position of assistant leader of the FIDESZ parliamentary group. Worked as the member of various parliamentary committees, including the National Security Committee, the Statutes Committee and the Immunity, Incompatibility and Mandates Committee. In the 2006 parliamentary elections, obtained a seat in Parliament on the regional list of Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok County. During the periods 30 May 2006 to 17 September 2007 and 17 September 2007 to the end of the parliamentary term, was the member of, respectively, the Budget, Finance and Audit Committee and the Committee for Human Rights, Minority, Civil and Religious Issues.
At the 2010 parliamentary elections, renewed his seat in Parliament on the regional list of Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok County. Has been Assistant Chairman of the Municipal Section of FIDESZ – MPSZ and member of the Municipal Council in the Karcag individual municipal district since 1990 to the present.

Other: Has been a member or the president of a number of professional and civic organisations, associations and foundations, including being president of the Karcag Sports Club and the Cumanian Association, co-president of the Association of Hungarian Municipalities and the Association of Hungarian Hospitals and Clinics and member of the presidency of the Hungarian Children’s Football Association.
Hobbies include nomadic traditions, cycling, travel and reading.