A special medical and rescue team of Debrecen University left for Beirut, the university said.
The European Investment Bank (EIB), the lending arm of the European Union, and the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), Africa’s foremost multilateral trade finance institution, are directing EUR 300m of financing to support the resilience and recovery of African nations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
On a proposal by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, the Hungarian government decided on Wednesday to send one million euros in humanitarian aid to Lebanon to help victims of a deadly blast in Beirut and contribute to reconstruction efforts to follow, the prime minister’s press chief told a press conference.
The Hungarian embassy in Beirut was damaged but no Hungarian casualties have been reported in the blast that shook the Lebanese capital on Tuesday afternoon, the foreign ministry said.
Prime Minister Viktor Orbán has sent a letter of condolence to his Lebanese counterpart, Hassan Diab, over a massive explosion that rocked Beirut killing more than 100 people on Tuesday.
The Hungary Helps humanitarian scheme supports the return of Iraq’s Yazidi refugees to their homes, the Prime Minister’s Office said.
EU exports to Vietnam will be taxed less as of tomorrow, 1 August.
Hundreds of millions of euros are expected to flow into Hungary in investments from South Korea this year, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó told MTI in Seoul.
Medical universities and their clinics in Hungary and Qatar will cooperate to develop and test drugs that could prove effective against novel coronavirus, under an agreement reached between Hungary’s foreign minister and two Qatari ministers in a teleconference.
It is in Hungary and Angola’s interest to further develop their long-standing cooperation, Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó said after phone talks with Tete Antonio, Angola’s new foreign minister.