Hungary’s consulate general in Toronto officially reopened on Thursday, deputy state secretary at the foreign ministry Szabolcs Takacs told MTI.
Ambassador Szapáry visited Twin Cities to open the Honorary Consulate. Csilla Grauzer will represent Hungary in the State of Minnesota as Honorary Consul. During his visit the Ambassador met the Hungarian community, visited the Minnesota Trade Office and the Immigration History Research Center.
Deputy Prime Minister responsible for Hungarian communities abroad Zsolt Semjén thanked Hungarians living abroad for supporting the Fidesz-KDNP alliance with 95.5 % of the vote.
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Fidesz-KDNP alliance wins election
New government up in May
Congratulations from Washington to Orbán
Hungary's ministries of foreign affairs and justice have welcomed the Council of Europe's firm statement in support of the rights of European national minorities.
The National Election Office (NVI) has received the boxes containing votes cast by Hungarians abroad in Hungary’s general election held on April 6, with the single exception of Vietnam.
In January the Balassi Institute Hungarian Cultural Centre (HCC) started hosting a special series of events it called the Hungarian Student College, based on HCC Director Dr. Beáta Pászthy’s idea and led by Project Manager Barbara Révész.
The Consular Section of Hungary’s Embassy in Magdeburg is organizing an extramural consular day in Magdeburg on 29 April 2014.
The Embassy of Hungary in Pretoria is holding consular days on the 22nd and 23rd of April in Durban.
Voting at Hungary’s foreign representations, which took place on Saturday and Sunday, was smooth and free of incident. Of the 28, 161 registered voters, 24, 059 cast their ballots: a turnout of 85%.
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Orbán: Great needs to come next
Hungarian teachers threaten to quit
Sárospatak library renovated
Government Commissioner Géza Szőcs on Thursday laid the cornerstone of the Hungarian pavilion at the site of the 2015 World Expo in Milan.
Hungary's Consulate General in Erbil, Iraq, is set to open in the second half of this year, Deputy State Secretary for Global Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Péter Wintermantel declared at the end of his two-day visit to Iraq on Tuesday.
Many of the votes received for the general election by mail so far are invalid, the head of the National Election Office (NVI) said on Monday.
President Barroso congratulated Professor Ernő Rubik on Friday on the 40th anniversary of his legendary Rubik's cube with an ice cake in the form of the cube.