Visit of Secretary General to Hungary
March 29, 2015

TURKPA Secretary General Jandos ASANOV was on a working visit to Hungary, Budapest on 24-25 March 2015, and held meetings in the Hungarian National Assembly.

On 24 March, Secretary General met with Mr. Sándor Lezsák, Deputy-Speaker of the Hungarian Parliament. The parties discussed the prospects of cooperation between Hungarian National Assembly and TURKPA within observer status.

Then at the meeting with Dr. András Kelemen, Foreign Policy Advisor to the Speaker of the Hungarian National Assembly the parties also discussed prospects of cooperation between TURKPA and Hungarian Parliament.

On the same day, Secretary General participated at the dinner hosted by H.E. Mr. Nurbakh Rustemov, Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Hungary in honour of the Secretary General’s visit. Ambassadors of Turkey Mr. Şakir Fakılı and Azerbaijan Mr. Vilayat Guliyev also participated at the dinner.

On 25 March, Mr. Asanov had meetings with Dr. György Such, General Director of the Hungarian National Assembly and Dr. Csaba Balogh, Deputy State Secretary for Opening to the East of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. The parties discussed relations among Hungary and TURKPA member countries.

Last day of the visit Secretar General had lunch with Ms. Ongajsa Mandoky, wife of late Mandoky Kongur Istvan, well-known Hungarian turkologist where Kazakh Ambassador also participated.