DUSHANBE, March 13, Asia-Plus -- State and prospects of Tajik-Hungarian cooperation were the major topics of a March 12 meeting of Abdulmajid Dostiyev, First Deputy Speaker of the Majlisi Namoyandagon (Tajikistan’s lower chamber of parliament) with visiting Hungarian Ambassador to Tajikistan Janos Nemet.  

According to the Majlisi Namoyandagon’s press service, the meeting focused on inter-parliamentary cooperation between the two countries.   

Dostiyev briefed Nemet on work of the Majlisi Namoyandagon and its contributions in the areas of raising legal awareness of the public, creating conditions for attraction of foreign investments and laying legal foundation of Tajikistan’s cooperation with foreign countries.  

Muhammadato Sultonov, a spokesman for Tajikistan’s lower chamber of parliament, said that during the meeting the first deputy Tajik speaker had noted that Tajikistan attaches significance to expansion of its cooperation with European countries, including Hungary, and outlined pharmaceutics as one of areas of which could drive the bilateral cooperation between Tajikistan and Hungary.   

Hungarian diplomat, for his part, vowed to take efforts to promote expansion of cooperation between the parliaments of the two countries, the spokesman said.  

In the course of the talks the two also exchanged views on issues related to expansion of economic cooperation between Tajikistan and Hungary, according to Sultonov.