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Vietnam, Hungary strengthen traditional friendship

The traditional friendship and multifaceted cooperation between Vietnam and Hungary have developed steadily over the past 67 years. Hungary has supported Vietnam’s national construction and defence. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán on September 26 concluded a successful official visit to Vietnam as guest of his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc.The three days visit aims at strengthening the traditional friendship and multifaceted cooperation between the two countries.
During the visit from September 24 to 26, the Hungarian Government leader held talks with PM Phuc, and had meetings with Party Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, President Tran Dai Quang and National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan. The PM also attended the Vietnam-Hungary business forum and laid a wreath at the Monument of War Heroes and Fallen Soldiers.

During the talks and meetings, the two sides agreed to instruct their ministries and agencies to actively implement outcomes reached at the 7th meeting of the Joint Committee on Economic Cooperation held in Budapest last March. 


Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and his Hungarian counterpart Viktor Orban review the guard of honour. Photo: Thong Nhat/VNA


This is the first visit to Vietnam of PM Orbán Viktor.Photo: Thong Nhat/VNA


The two government leaders hold talks on measures to boost bilateral cooperation across a variety of fields.Photo: Thong Nhat/VNA


PM Phuc and PM Viktor host a press briefing to announce the outcome of the talks.Photo: Thong Nhat/VNA


PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc (right) and his Hungarian counterpart Viktor Orbán witness the signing of a number of cooperation documents between the two countries.Photo: Thong Nhat/VNA








 

Vietnam welcomed the increase of Hungary’s scholarships for Vietnamese students to 200 each year from the next academic year.

The two sides reached consensus in accelerating the signing of an MoU on defence cooperation between their defence ministries. 


They applauded the signing of several documents on bilateral cooperation on information and communication technology, culture, agriculture and vocational training during the visit.

The two countries reached agreement to increase consultation and coordination at international and regional organizations and forums, particularly the United Nations, the Asia-Europe Meeting and the Mekong-Danube cooperation mechanism, as well as in addressing global issues. 



The two PMs also co-chaired a joint press conference and issued a joint statement on the occasion of the Hungarian PM’s visit./.


Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong hailed the Vietnam visit by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán as marking a new development step in the two countries’ relations while giving him a warm welcome in Hanoi on September 25. Photo: Tri Dung/VNA


At a meeting with visiting Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban in Hanoi on September 25, the President applauded Hungary’s continuous naming of Vietnam a priority partner in its development cooperation policy. Photo: Nhan Sang/VNA


Hungary is willing to share its experience in building e-government with Vietnam, said visiting Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban at a meeting with National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan in Hanoi on September 25. Photo: Trong Duc/VNA

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