Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart received the award at a ceremony held at the Ambassador's residence. The award was presented by Zsolt Németh, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Hungarian Parliament.
Mr. Frank Koszorús, Jr. received the honor in recognition for his outstanding achievements in promoting Hungarian-American relations.
Ambassador Szapáry visited Charlotte, North Carolina on September 25-26 and inaugurated Chris Domeny as Honorary Consul of Hungary to North and South Carolina. He also met with government and business leaders, as well as members of the local Hungarian community.
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán recommended Péter Szijjártó for Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade to the President of Hungary, said Bertalan Havasi, the Prime Minister’s press chief.
The outcome of NATO’s summit in Wales is good for Hungary and central Europe, the prime minister said.
On August 23, Hungary participated at the commemorative events organized by the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation, the Platform of European Memory and Conscience and the Joint Baltic American National Committee to remember millions of victims of totalitarian regimes.
On 20 August, Hungary’s national holiday marking the country’s founding, President of the Republic János Áder presented internationally acknowledged Nobel Prize-winning author Imre Kertész and internationaly reknown inventor Ernő Rubik with the Order of Saint Stephen at the proposal of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán.
Hungary will support the Afghan police and army with half a million dollars annually between 2015 and 2017 – Anna Nagy the spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade told MTI.
Hungary has nominated Tibor Navracsics, Hungary's Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, to serve as Commissioner in the new European Commission. The new European Commission is currently being formed following the European parliamentary elections in May and will have 28 members nominated by the governments of each member state.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary welcomes the appointment of Mr. Kálmán Mizsei as Head of Mission for the EU Advisory Mission for Civilian Security Sector Reform in Ukraine.