Isfahan, Pécs deepen ties between Iran ,Hungary

"Isfahan possess a good status in ​​waste management and its conversion to energy; nevertheless, we are looking for new ideas. Therefore, this subject matter can be one of the common areas of cooperation between Isfahan and the Hungarian city of Pécs," Ghodratollah Norouzi, the mayor of Isfahan, said.

Iran (IMNA) - "Isfahan is a cultural, academic, industrial, and best of all, a tourism destination. As it is a global city and had been the capital of Iran for three historical periods, it homes the emblematic monuments of Iran's ancient heritage," Ghodratollah Norouzi said in a meeting held with a Hungarian delegation.

"Isfahan possess a good status in ​​waste management and its conversion to energy; nevertheless, we are looking for new ideas. Therefore, this subject matter can be one of the common areas of cooperation between Isfahan and the Hungarian city of Pécs," Ghodratollah Norouzi, the mayor of Isfahan, said.

The Mayor of Pécs, Zsolt Páva, described the history of this Hungarian city and said, "Pécs, a town of 150 thousand people, is one of the largest cities of Hungary, located in the southern region of the country, close to the Croatian border. The city dates back to the Roman Empire and almost two thousand years ago."

Pointing to the presence of the Iranians in Hungarian universities, Zsolt Páva continued, "The University of Pécs is one of the largest institutions of higher education in Hungary and has a long history; the 650th anniversary of its foundation was celebrated in 2017. Approximately500  to600  Iranian students are now living in the city of Pécs, most of whom studying in Medical colleges."

Pawa, who made his second visit to Isfahan, continued, "As the Mayor of Pécs, I found it important to expand the relations between Hungary and Iranian cities. He expressed his hope that the conditions for making a sister city agreement between Isfahan and one of the Hungarian cities would be provided as soon as possible to deepen the ties between the two countries.

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