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Oct 15, 2019

President János Áder opens World Water Summit

The World Water Summit is set to kick off in Budapest today and is expected to draw over 2,300 participants from a record 118 nations.

The World Water Summit is set to kick off in Budapest today and is expected to draw over 2,300 participants from a record 118 nations.

According to MTI, over 30 ministerial delegations, head of international organizations and multilateral financial institutions and water experts will discuss ways to prevent a global water crisis.

Istvan Joó, State Secretary at the Foreign Ministry, said the three-day summit will be accompanied by 16 fringe events, including an exhibition with Hungarian innovations expected to play a key role in preventing the crisis.

The summit will be opened by President János Áder today.

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