A Hungarian delegation headed by Ambassador Ivan Gyurcsik, Representative of Hungary to the BSEC, paid a courtesy visit to the PABSEC International Secretariat in Istanbul, on 31 October 2018 and met with Mr. Asaf Hajiyev, PABSEC Secretary General.
In the framework of this meeting, Mr. Hajiyev provided a brief information on the PABSEC, on its structure and activities. Mr. Gyurcsik informed Mr. Hajiyev that Hungary has been recently granted the Observer Status to the Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC). He stated that the Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade is also interested in the activities of the PABSEC. Mr. Hajiyev informed Mr. Gyurcsik about the necessery procedure of granting the Observer Status to the PABSEC.
The sides expressed their hope for finding an adequate framework for mutually beneficial cooperation between the PABSEC and the Hungarian Parliament.
Mr. Miltiadis Makrygiannis, PABSEC Deputy Secretary General, also participated in the meeting.