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May 23, 2019

Hungary strengthens ties with Japan

During an official visit to Japan, Human Resources Minister Miklós Kásler has signed cooperation agreements in education, medical research, and sports

Human Resources Minister Miklós Kásler has signed cooperation agreements in education, medical research, and sports, during an official visit to Japan.

During the trip, Kásler held talks with the minister of health, labor and welfare, and that of education, culture, sports, science and technology. The ministers said that bilateral ties have blossomed in recent years and pledged to widen cooperation further.

Kásler said Hungary will continue to support the studies of Japanese students in Hungary through grants. The ministers agreed to boost the teaching of the Japanese and Hungarian languages in each other’s countries. They also pledged to conduct joint research of rare diseases, as well as genomics and proteomics, he said.

In sports, Hungary and Japan will prepare jointly for the 2020 summer Olympics in Tokyo, and Hungarian athletes will have an opportunity to train there. The two countries are holding a cultural year, mutually focusing on each other’s cultures, Kásler added.

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