Tuesday 25.04.2017

Cooperation between the Republic of Tajikistan and Hungary

Diplomatic relations between the Republic of Tajikistan and Hungary were established in July 2, 1992.

Since January 2004 Embassy of Tajikistan to Hungary (with residence in Vienna) has been accredited.

Embassy of Hungary to Tajikistan (with residence in Astana) has been also accredited.

Legal base of bilateral relations.

  • Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan and the Government of the Republic of Hungary on trade and economic relations (Moscow, September 2, 1993);
  • Protocol between ministries of foreign affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan and the Republic of Hungary on political consultations (Budapest, September 1995);
  • Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan and the Government of the Republic of Hungary on visa-free travel of persons with diplomatic and service passports (17 December 1999). (Existed in the form of an exchange of notes, has been canceled due to the entry of Hungary to Schengen area on 1 December 2007);
  • Joint Statement between the Republic of Tajikistan and the Republic of Hungary on further strengthening of bilateral relations (Budapest, June 10, 2011);
  • Memorandum of Understanding between Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Tajikistan and Ministry of Rural Development of the Republic of Hungariy on cooperation in the field of Agriculture (Budapest, June 10, 2011);
  • Agreement between Ministry of Health of the Republic of Tajikistan and Ministry of National Resources of the Republic of Hungary on Cooperation in the field of healthcare for 2011-2015 (Budapest, June 10, 2011);
  • Memorandum of understanding and cooperation between Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan and Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Hungary (Budapest, June 10, 2011).

Visits

  • In February 2004, the First Deputy Minister, Secretary of State for Political Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Hungary A. Barsony visited Tajikistan. During this visit he met with President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon and other officials.
  • During the meetings issues of cooperation between Tajikistan and Hungary on the eve of Hungary's accession to the European Union, implementation of already signed agreements and consideration of new drafts were discussed.
  • On September 18, 2008 in Paris at the EU - Central Asia Forum on security issues, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan H.Zarifi met with Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Hungary K. Ghents. During the meeting issues related to strengthening and expanding the legal framework of cooperation between the two countries, as well as in the framework of Central Asia - European Union format were discussed.
  • On January 17, 2011 the first political consultations between the Republic of Tajikistan and the Republic of Hungary were conducted in Dushanbe;
  • On 10 June 2011, President of the Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon  has paid an official visit to Hungary. During this visit President Emomali Rahmon met with the Hungarian President Poll Schmitt and other officials.

Trade and economic cooperation.

The volume of foreign trade of the Republic of Tajikistan with the Republic of Hungary for the 9 month of 2013 was 1814,7 thousand US dollars (export - 0 thousand US dollars, import-1814,7 thousand US dollars). In nine month of 2014  the volume of trade between Tajikistan and Hungary amounted to 2194,2 thousand U.S. dollars (exports - 0, imports - 2194,2  thousand U.S. dollars).