India, Hungary discuss ways to enhance civil N-cooperation
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Last Updated: Tuesday, January 19, 2010, 20:54
New Delhi: India on Tuesday discussed ways to enhance civil nuclear cooperation with Hungary, which is the current Chair of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).

At present, India has civil nuclear agreements with seven countries including the US, Russia, France and Khzakhstan and is looking to ink the same with other NSG countries.

This was discussed during a meeting between External Affairs Minister S M Krishna and Hungary Foreign Minister Peter Balazs, who is currently here on a five-day official visit to the country. Balazs is leaving on Thursday.

The two leaders discussed bilateral, regional and international issues and stressed for the need to strengthen bilateral ties in trade, investment, IT, pharmaceuticals, auto-components, energy, defence & security, S&T, agriculture sector and also in consular and cultural matters, including sports, an official statement said here.

Earlier in the day, the visiting dignitary had a meeting with Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Jyotiraditya Scindia and issues pertaining to strengthening of trade and investment were discussed.

Before arriving in Delhi, Balazs visited Agra on January 17 and did some sightseeing in and around the national capital, it said, adding that he will also go to Mumbai.


First Published: Tuesday, January 19, 2010, 20:54

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