President Novák Meets With Texas Governor Abbott
Photo by Sándor Palace/MTI
President Katalin Novák met with Texas Governor Greg Abbott in Austin on Thursday, according to a report by state news wire MTI.
Novák said the sides had discussed opportunities for economic cooperation. She acknowledged the state's recent achievements and pointed to the importance for Hungary of strong economic ties with a state such as Texas. She noted that Hungary and Houston-based Axiom Space had recently signed a USD 65 million contract paving the way for Hungary to send its second astronaut to space.
Abbott highlighted shared interests in growing the advanced manufacturing, automotive, and aerospace industries in Texas and Hungary.
The sides also explored ways Texas' oil and gas industry could support Hungary's energy needs.
Novák also met with Steven F. Udvar-Házy, the head of Air Lease Corporation, in Dallas, during her visit to Texas.
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