Today the Uzbek Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov held talks with the Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó who arrived in Uzbekistan Monday on a two-day official visit.
During the talks, the foreign ministers discussed the topical issues of Uzbek-Hungarian ties in the political, trade-economic, investment, cultural, humanitarian and other areas, the press service of the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.
The Ministers confirmed mutual interest in further intensifying interstate cooperation, boosting contacts between businesses, academia, educational institutions, cultural and art figures.
The Foreign Ministers considered promising joint projects in the field of finance, agriculture and water management, processing of agricultural products, education. In particular, Hungary plans to offer 30 scholarships each year for Uzbek students.
The sides underscored that the opening of the Hungarian Embassy in Tashkent, scheduled for today, will allow to strengthen bilateral ties on a systemic basis and give them a multidimensional character.
Abdulaziz Kamilov and Péter Szijjártó also discussed regional and international issues.
Following the talks, the ministers signed health agreement between the Ministry of Health of Uzbekistan and the Ministry of Human Resources of Hungary for 2017-2020.
In the events was also present by the Ambassador of Hungary Péter Szántó.