Transcarpathia is initiating contacts with Hungarian region Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok
Today, the Chairman of the regional council Volodymyr Chubirko and the head of the Regional State Administration Vasyl Hubal had a meeting with the chairman of the General Assembly of the Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok region (Hungary) Sandor Kovacs, who is on a visit to our region.
Volodymyr Chubirko thanked the Hungarian party for the support provided to our country. Thus, Transcarpathia soldiers injured in the ATO are being treated in Budapest. Soon, 40 children of soldiers will go to Hungary on holiday. He also noted that Transcarpathia had already established good relations and signed cooperation agreements with the three regions of Hungary. And now, they want to partner with the Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok region.
Vasyl Hubal confirmed that the regional authorities are ready for cooperation and the leadership is grateful for the support of our region. "Our country is going through transformation, decentralization starts. So we are interested in the experience of reforms in Hungary. Also, we are interested in investments and job creation. Therefore, we must give business the opportunity to actively cooperate", - the head of the RSA said.
Sandor Kovacs said that had been to Transcarpathia before, and that he liked our land very much. He supports the initiative of the the Regional Council Chairman on signing the partnership agreement. "Our contacts must result in real actions. We are going the right way. We are ready to help each other. And our experience on European way will be available to you. Overall, 5 states cooperate in protecting the Tisa River Basin. Transcarpathia can receive assistance under this project. We suggest Transcarpathia to implement joint international projects, and your region will take part in European grants", - the Chairman of the General Meeting of the Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok region stated.
The parties agreed to establish a joint working group that will be developing the draft of the cooperation agreement. The next meeting will take palce with the participation of a wide range of businessmen from the two regions that will have an opportunity to establish cooperation.