Orbán discusses economic cooperation in Jakarta

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Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán met Indonesian President Joko Widodo in Jakarta today, for talks on economic cooperation, Hungarian news agency MTI reported.

In a press statement, Orbán mentioned farming, information technology and water management as possible areas for closer economic ties.

"Indonesia is a stable country where Hungary seeks economic cooperation opportunities," he said.

The Indonesian President called his talks with Orbán friendly and efficient. He added that the talks also touched upon cooperation in renewable energies and drinking water projects for his country.

Hungaryʼs foreign minister Peter Szijjártó and farm minister Sándor Fazekas signed agreements on a higher education exchange program and on fishing and aquatic culture. Under the former agreement, 50 Indonesian students will have an opportunity to study at Hungarian universities.

Later today, Orbán will address an Indonesia-Hungary business forum, and meet ASEAN secretary general Le Luong Minh.

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