State Counsellor meets with Hungarian PM, FM separately

State Counsellor meets with Hungarian PM, FM separately

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi met with Prime Minister Mr. Viktor Orbán of Hungary in Budapest yesterday.

Before the talks, Prime Minister Mr. Viktor Orbán conducted the State Counsellor around the Prime Minister’s office and they enjoyed the scenic views of the Danube River from the office.

Afterwards, the State Counsellor introduced the members of her delegation Union Ministers U Thaung Tun and U Kyaw Tin, Myanmar Ambassador to Hungary U Myo Aye and officials to Prime Minister Mr. Viktor Orbán. He also introduced Hungarian Foreign Affairs and Trade Minister Mr. Peter Szijjarto, Ambassador of Hungary to Myanmar and officials.

At the talks, they discussed promotion and cooperation in bilateral relations, bilateral ties in the areas of trade, investment and economy, efforts of Myanmar Government for stability and development in Rakhine State and opening of embassies by the two countries in respective capitals.

Following the meeting, State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi went to Hungary Foreign Affairs and Trade Ministry and met with Minister Mr. Peter Szijjarto.

At the meeting, they discussed boosting the relations and cooperation between Myanmar and Hungary, Tied Aid Credit loans from Hungary for the development of Myanmar, promoting the relations in the areas of trade, investment and culture and promoting people to people relations, bilateral cooperation in the ASEAN region and the international arena, granting scholarship programmes to Myanmar students for human resource development of Myanmar, assistance from Hungary for promoting relations, trade and investment between Myanmar and EU, transition to democracy in Myanmar, constructive help from Hungary to the national reconciliation efforts by the Myanmar Government and for Rakhine issue.

After the talks, they held a joint press conference.
Afterwards, State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi attended a working luncheon hosted by Hungarian Foreign Affairs and Trade Minister Mr. Peter Szijjarto.

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