Pakistan seeks enhanced ties with Hungary: COAS

Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday visited Hungary and held a meeting with Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement.

According to army’s media wing, during the meeting, the foreign minister of Hungary expressed deep solidarity with the people and government of Pakistan, facing unprecedented floods and devastation due to climate change. On the occasion, the Hungarian FM also announced an increase in the scholarships for Pakistani students from 200 to 400. He also offered cooperation in trade, agriculture and water resources management technology in Pakistan. Responding to this, COAS Gen Bajwa expressed his gratitude for the good sentiments and cooperation of the friendly countries. Gen Bajwa said Hungary’s cooperation will help control the environmental impact. Later, he also met the Defense Forces Commander of Hungary and discussed matters of mutual and professional interests.