…..cooperation in the education sector coming

Berlin, October 14, 2019

President Edgar Lungu has called for expanded areas of cooperation between Zambia and Hungary to include manufacturing, agriculture and tourism. President Lungu said this will build on the pending Memorandum of Understanding in the field of Higher Education whose actualization and implementation he looks forward to.

The Zambian leader made the remarks in a congratulatory letter he wrote to his Hungarian counterpart, His Excellency Mr. Janos Ader, President of the Republic of Hungary on that country’s National Day.

Mr. Lungu noted that Zambia and Hungary have enjoyed longstanding and cordial relations based on mutual respect for values of democracy, human rights and the rule of law.

Zambia and Hungary maintain diplomatic relations through the Zambian embassy in Berlin with Ambassador Anthony Mukwita accredited to Budapest on a non-residential basis.

Hungary has an estimated population of 10 million people with a Gross domestic Product, GDP, of about 140 billion US dollars. Its main economic sectors include mining, metallurgy, machine and steel production. Others are energy production, mechanical engineering, chemicals, food industry and automobile production.