articleimg-1
Jul 04, 2019

FM opens new Hungarian consulate in Vancouver

Péter Szijjártó said the consulate will facilitate relations with the local Hungarian community and help give access to the economic opportunities and technological developments in the region.

The Foreign Minister has opened a new Hungarian consulate in Vancouver.

Péter Szijjártó said the consulate will facilitate relations with the local Hungarian community and help give access to the economic opportunities and technological developments in the region.

According to MTI, Minister Szijjártó noted that Canada was Hungary’s strategic partner and an important ally, with bilateral trade reaching 400 million USD annually.

The minister highlighted that some 400,000 people with Hungarian roots live in Canada. The consulate will support the Hungarian communities in the region in preserving their Hungarian identities, he added.

The Vancouver consulate is the third Hungarian diplomatic mission in Canada, next to the embassy in Ottawa and the consulate general in Toronto.

Source of picture: Ottawa Life Magazine