Now departing from Budapest for India: Viktor Orbán


Prime Minister Viktor Orbán will depart today for an official trip to India, spokesman Bertalan Havasi reported. Orbán will be accompanied by National Economy Minister Mihály Varga, Human Resources Minister Zoltán Balog and Foreign Affairs State Secretary Péter Szijjártó.

Orbán will meet with India’s head of state Pranab Mukherjee and Sonia Ghandi, the chair of the United Progressive Alliance governing coalition, on Thursday. On the same day, he will speak at a Hungarian-Indian business forum.

Late Thursday, Orbán will meet with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. In the presence of both men, bilateral cooperation agreements in the areas of research and development, culture, sport and medicine will be signed as well as a declaration of intent on changes to the aviation agreement between the two countries.

On Friday, Orbán will open the bourse in Mumbai and meet with Indian financial investors. He will also make a presentation at another Hungarian-Indian business forum in the city.

The Hungarian delegation will visit the headquarters of Tata Consultancy on Friday, too.


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