The Hungarian Government concluded a Strategic Partnership Agreement with Microsoft Hungary Ltd. today in Budapest.
On December 7, 2012, the Embassy hosted the Hungarian American Coalition’s 21st Annual Mikulás dinner. Honorary Consuls, leaders of Hungarian American orgnizations and friends of Hungary gathered to celebrate our strong bilateral ties. Tamás Fellegi delivered the keynote speech and HAC received the AHF’s Lincoln Award.
The Hungarian Government has signed a strategic partnership agreement with General Electric (GE) Hungary. The new strategic pact will enable Hungary and GE to place their relationship on new foundations in a changing global environment.
Government officials at the highest levels and opposition leaders joined in condemnation of Jobbik MP Gyöngyösi’s anti-Semitic remarks.
The Ministry of Defense has recently launched a webpage “Hungary in Afghanistan” on the Hungarian Government’s official website
The World Bank signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of Hungary that will govern potential Bank support to implement the country’s structural reform program.
The picture of the Hungarian painter József Rippl-Rónai, „In the garden of Count Somssich” was just recently (October 2012) acquired by the Musée d’Orsay in Paris.
Ten European countries agreed on Monday to work together to boost their military air-to-air refueling capacity, to plug a gap in their defenses that was exposed by last year's Libyan war. (Reuters)
Iván Bába, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Ilan Mor, Ambassador of Israel to Hungary, opened the exhibition „Visa for Life” in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The exhibition commemorates diplomats who rescued many persecuted Jews during the Second World War by risking and sacrificing their own lives.
With a bastion-studded castle, Art Nouveau details and eastern-influenced architecture, Budapest perfectly shows off her signature sights. But, just like New Yorkers rarely visit the Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center or Times Square, the Budapest citizenry often prefer less well trod paths.