Bangladesh and Hungary have inked a deal on cooperation in the field of training and education of the atomic industry aimed at the peaceful use of nuclear energy.
Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó and his visiting Bangladesh counterpart Dr. A. K. Abdul Momen signed the deal following a meeting in Budapest on Tuesday. They also inked a deal on a diplomatic exchange programme between the two countries, said a Foreign Ministry statement in Dhaka on Wednesday.
Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dr. Momen is currently visiting Hungary on an official visit.
During the meeting, the two foreign ministers agreed to deepen relations in the fields of economic cooperation, health, climate change, water and waste-water management, trade and investment, including the country’s post-graduation facilities, nuclear energy, and post-COVID recovery.
Dr. Momen handed over to Minister Szijjártó a special message from Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina addressed to the newly re-elected Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán. The Foreign Ministers have agreed to work on a possible visit within 2022 of Prime Minister Orbán to Bangladesh.
The Hungarian foreign minister announced that the Consular Office of Hungary in Dhaka will act as a full-fledged consular facility starting from today.
Both the ministers also expressed their hope to open resident missions in Dhaka and Budapest in a not-so-distant future.