Relations between Hungary and Kazakhstan are improving at a rapid rate, it has been revelaed.
The Budapest Business Journal has reported that the Hungarian pavilion at the international exposition in Astana, Kazakhstan, had 200,000 visitors through its doors in the last two months.
Mihály Varga, minister for National Economy, made the remarks during "Hungary Day" at Expo 2017 Astana - Future Energy.
The Hungarian pavilion showcases advances in energy efficiency, renewables, electric mobility and innovative construction solutions, and is an important showcase of the bilateral partnerships between the two countries.
MTI reports that Expo 2017 Astana - Future Energy will run until September 10 and is expected to draw more than 5 million visitors in total.
Minister Varga recently highlighted that in the past couple of years economic cooperation between Hungary and Kazakhstan has evolved into a "strategic partnership." He revealed that the bilateral trade volume has grown rapidly, gaining some 270 percent in the first five months of 2017, compared to the same period last year.
The launch of direct flights between the two nations has also helped build stronger relations and ensured that businessmen and tourists are able to travel between the countries with ease.