Hungarian PM due in Tehran, first visit in 27 years
Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 29
By Fatih Karimov- Trend:
Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban will visit Tehran on Nov. 30 to discuss mutual ties in the post-sanctions period.
It is the first visit of a Hungarian prime minister to the Islamic Republic in the last 27 years, the official IRNA news agency reported.
Orban, heading a delegation of representatives of 95 firms, is scheduled to meet senior Iranian officials including President Hassan Rouhani.
During the visit, the two sides are scheduled to sign several documents on expansion of mutual cooperation, especially in the economic sphere.
Iran and Hungary intend to convene an economic forum to study expansion of Tehran-Budapest cooperation.
Visiting Hungarian firms are active in the spheres of healthcare and biotechnology, energy, information and communication technologies, forestry and wood industry, environment and renewable energy, consultation and services, construction and engineering services, beauty industry, and agriculture and food industry.
Earlier in May, Rouhani expressed his country's readiness to develop political, economic, and cultural ties with Hungary during a meeting with Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto.