ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary Peter Szijjarto arrived in Pakistan an official visit on Friday on the invitation of the Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi.
On his maiden visit to Pakistan, Hungary’s Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto is accompanied by a high-level business delegation comprising over 20 leading businessmen to explore business opportunities in Pakistan.
During his visit, besides one-on-one meeting with the Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, the Hungarian foreign minister will also have delegation-level talks.
The talks will review the existing bilateral relations and chart the way forward for taking the relationship to the next level.
The two foreign ministers will particularly focus on enhancing cooperation in bilateral trade, economy and other potential areas such as agricultural research and food industry, environment industry including waste and water resource management, science and engineering technology, and higher education.
The two foreign ministers would also exchange views on regional and international issues.
Both foreign ministers will jointly address the Pakistan-Hungary Economic Diplomacy event, which will be attended by the Hungarian business delegation as well as representatives of Pakistani companies.
The two foreign ministers had, last month, virtually launched the Hungary-Pakistan Trade & Economic Window and addressed the first-ever Hungary-Pakistan Business Forum attended by over 100 companies from both sides.
During the visit, Hungary’s Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto will also interact with other dignitaries.
Bilateral cooperation is growing between Pakistan and Hungary across a wide range of areas of common interest. Deepening collaboration in economic, trade, energy, and investment sectors is the focus of the two governments.
The visit of the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary will positively contribute to cementing the multifaceted bilateral relationship and enhancing mutual understanding on regional and international issues.