The Hungarian government has decided to increase the number of scholarships to Bangladeshi students for pursuing their higher studies at different educational institutes in Hungry next year.
This was revealed while Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen held a bilateral meeting with his Hungarian counterpart Peter Szijjarto in Geneva on Wednesday, a foreign ministry press release said on Saturday, reports BSS.
Both of them were in Geneva for participating in the Asia-Pacific Regional Review Meeting in preparation for the Fifth UN Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDC 5) to be held in Qatar in January 2022.
During the meeting, both the foreign ministers discussed issues of bilateral interest as well as multilateral issues.
The issue of the operationalisation of the Consulate of Hungary was also discussed in this regard.
The two foreign ministers agreed to explore cooperation in the health sector and also discussed increasing trade between the two countries.