PM Viktor Orbán departs for official visits to Jordan to bolster ties between the two countries

Monday, March 18, 2013

PM Viktor Orbán arrived for an official visit to Jordan Sunday night.

Government press officer Bertalan Havasi said to MTI that the prime minister led delegation include among others, Minister for National Economy Mihaly Varga, Minister for National Development Németh Lászlóné, the Prime Minister's Foreign Affairs and Foreign Economic Relations Secretary Péter Szijjártó, Minister of Rural Development Gyula Budai, the President of the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry László Parragh, as well as a number of Hungarian businessmen.

PM Orbán meets King Abdullah II of Jordan, the head of the Jordanian government Abdullah Ensour and the presidents of the Jordanian Upper and Lower House on Monday.

PM Viktor Orbán was accompanied by a forty-member business delegation as well. The two sides discuss concrete economic and business opportunities and investments in the health and environmental industries, mechanical engineering and financial services sectors said Szijjártó.

As a result of the visit the current $ 30 million trade flow between the two countries may significantly increase said Szijjártó.

During the prime minister's visit a number of cooperation agreements will be signed; some of those include the establishment of a joint committee for economic, educational and training cooperation in the nuclear energy sector as well as an agreement on college scholarship and exchange program.

(MTI –


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