*Pakistan is among the countries worst affected by climate change, Shibli*
Islamabad: Ambassador of Hungary Bela Fazekas invited Federal Minister for Science and Technology Shibli Faraz to attend Planet Budapest 2021, Sustainability Expo and Summit to be held in November this year. During the discussion, both sides agreed on the need to further enhance bilateral relations in the field of Science and Technology.
Speaking on the occasion, Federal Minister said that Pakistan is among the countries worst affected by climate change. He added that therefore our focus is on water management, agriculture and food security. He informed the ambassador that Pakistan is also organising a national conference on water issues which will be followed by an International Conference. He emphasized that both countries can learn a lot from expertise and experiences of each other.
While appreciating the Hungarian scholarships for Pakistani students, Federal Minister stated that all of these graduates will be the ambassadors of Hungary in Pakistan and will contribute toward further strengthening the people to people contact. He also suggested that internships and skill development trainings in technical and scientific fields could also be included in these programs.
Ambassador of Hungary Bela Fazekas said that both countries have signed a number of MoUs in the field of Science and Technology. He vowed to continue efforts towards building a strong and mutually beneficial relationship between the two countries.