Hungary–Pakistan relations

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Map indicating locations of Pakistan and Hungary

Pakistan

Hungary

Hungary–Pakistan relations are foreign relations between Hungary and Pakistan. Both countries established diplomatic relations on November 26, 1965.[1] Since 1970, Hungary has an embassy in Islamabad and an honorary consulate in Karachi. Pakistan has an embassy in Budapest

Country comparison[edit]

Name Hungary Pakistan
Official name Hungary (Magyarország) Islamic Republic of Pakistan
(اسلامی جمہوریہ پاكستان / Islāmī Jumhūriyah Pākistān)
Coat of Arms or
Emblem
Coat of arms of Hungary.svg State emblem of Pakistan.svg
Flag Hungary Pakistan
Population 9,830,485 – 2016 est. 201,995,540 – 2016 est.
Area 93,028 km2 (35,919 sq mi) 881,913 km2 (340,509 sq mi)
Population Density 105.9/km2 (274.3/sq mi) 260.8/km2 (675.5/sq mi)
Government Unitary parliamentary constitutional republic Federal parliamentary constitutional republic
Capital Budapest – 1,759,407 (2,524,697 Metro) Islamabad
Largest City Karachi – 24,300,000
Official language Hungarian (de facto and de jure) Urdu, English
Main religions 38.9% Catholicism (Roman, Greek), 13.8% Protestantism (Reformed, Evangelical), 0.2% Orthodox, 0.1% Jewish, 1.7% other, 16.7% Non-religious, 1.5% Atheism, 27.2% undeclared 96.4% Islam, 3.6% Others
Ethnic groups 83.7% Hungarian, 3.1% Roma, 1.3% German; 14.7% not declared 44.68% Punjabis, 15.42% Pashtuns, 14.10% Sindhis, 8.38% Saraiki, 7.57% Muhajir, 3.57% Baloch; 6.28% Others
GDP (nominal) $132.683 billion, $13,487 per capita $270.961 billion, $1,427 per capita
External debt (nominal) $202.000 billion (2012 Q4) – 115 % of GDP $485.600 billion (2013 Q1) – 30 % of GDP
GDP (PPP) $265.037 billion, $26,941 per capita $984.205 billion, $5,084 per capita
Currency Hungarian forint (Ft) – HUF Pakistani rupee (₨) – PKR
Human Development Index 0.828 (very high) 0.538 (low)
Expatriate populations ? ?

Economic relations[edit]

As of 2013, Hungary has invested US$1.4 billion in the energy sector in Pakistan.[2]

In 2012, the volume of trade between the two countries was US$56 million.[2]

Hungarian based MOL Pakistan Oil & Gas Company has been operating since 2004 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.[3]

Defence co-operation[edit]

The Hungarian Chief of Defence Staff, General Andres Havril visited Pakistan Minister of Defence Rao Sikandar Iqbal [4][5]

Hungarian assistance[edit]

The Hungarian Government has offered assistance to Pakistan during the 2011 floods and 2005 Kashmir earthquake.[6]

Resident diplomatic missions[edit]

of Hungary in Pakistan
of Pakistan in Hungary

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ambassador's Message". iszlamabad.mfa.gov.hu.
  2. ^ a b "Hungary wants closer relations with Pakistan". Bbj.hu. Retrieved 19 October 2017.
  3. ^ Panorama Pakistan (PDF). MOL Pakistan. 2014. p. 9.
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-02-03. Retrieved 2014-01-21.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ Greenroom. "MOL Magyarország". Mol.hu. Retrieved 17 October 2017.
  6. ^ "Hungary wants to invest, promote trade :: Pakistan Agricultural News Chennal-:PAKISSAN.com:-". Pakissan.com. Retrieved 19 October 2017.
  7. ^ "Home - Embassy of Hungary Islamabad". Iszlamabad.mfa.gov.hu. Retrieved 19 October 2017.

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