LUXOR, Upper Egypt – Hungarian President Katalin Novak asserted the depth and strength of relations between Budapest and Cairo and called for furthering bilateral cooperation in all domains.
The Hungarian president made the remarks during a visit to Luxor governorate, Upper Egypt, where she attended the signing ceremony of a cooperation agreement between the city of Luxor and the Hungarian city of Szekesfehervar.
Novak took a tourist tour of a set of archaeological sites in Luxor city, including the Valley of the Kings as well as the excavation site of the Hungarian mission in Bar el Gharbi.
Meanwhile, Luxor Governor Mostafa Alham said that the friendship agreement entails documentation of relations, friendship ties alongside boosting cooperation between the two sides in the fields of culture, arts, science, economy, education, health, tourism and sports.
Under the agreement, the two sides will exchange delegations and expertise, organize exhibitions, symposiums and conferences, get first hand information about the culture and history of both cities alongside encouraging communication between economic and trade firms in Luxor and Szekesfehervar.