May I please welcome You as the Ambassador of Hungary accredited to the Kingdom of Thailand.I am proud to represent a more than 1000 year-old European nation, one of Europe’s economically most successful and politically most stabil countries in amazing Thailand. Our Team’s goal is to bring these fantastic countries closer to each other, and to develop our cooperation based on mutual respect and interest in fields, which serve the future, the prosperity of the two nations.
Business, trade, education, innovation, IT, water, agriculture, smart cities – to name a few fields in our focus. Thailand is already the second most important trade partner of Hungary in the ASEAN region. It is my endeavour to make Hungary the closest Central European friend of Thailand - this vibrant and proud country full of life and potential.
Come and visit us! Create business connections in the country with the lowest corporate tax rate in the European Union! Study in renowned Hungarian Universities! Get acquainted with the country, which gave the world the most Nobel Prize winners per capita! Feel good in Budapest, the city voted the „Coolest Capital in Europe”!
Team Hungary is at Your service here, in the centre of Bangkok. We are pleased to assist those of You who live in Laos and Myanmar, two great countries that belong to our portfolio, too.
News & Highlights
On 26 November Ambassador Szilveszter Bus visited Mr. Sakoltee Phattiyakul, Deputy Governor of Bangkok in his office. Budapest and Bangkok have been sister cities since 1997. Budapest is one of the two European capitals with which Bangkok has such agreement.Read More
On 18th of November Hungary took over the flag from Thailand to organize World Robot Olympiad finals in 2019. Hungary will be the first European country to the finals of one of the most prestigious student competitions in the world. During the closing ceremony of World Robot Olympiad 2018 in Chiang Mai, Mr Szilveszter Bus, Ambassador of Hungary, congratulated Thailand for the successful organization of the event which attracted 486 student teams from 63 countries. He emphasized the importance of an increased cooperation between Europe and Asia’s innovation hubs, Hungary’s achievements in innovation and its dedication to be a research hub in Central Europe.Read More
Mirroring his priorities, Ambassador Szilveszter Bus visited the National Innovation Agency of Thailand and met with its managing director, Dr. Pun-Arj Chairatana and his colleagues. The meeting served as a great opportunity to learn more about NIA’s work and goals and explore potential areas of cooperation in the area of innovation. Hungary is a country of innovation potential. The 2018 edition of WIPO’s Global Innovation Index evaluated Hungary as the 8th nation globally for Innovation Efficiency. Hungary spends 1.3 % of its GDP on research and development and the target for 2020 is 1.8%.Read More
European Partners (EU, Hungary, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, Switzerland and United Kingdom) and representatives of the Government of the Lao PDR met on the 26th of September 2018 in Vientiane to reaffirm their commitment to the Joint Programming of development cooperation, which has positively contributed to development effectiveness and strengthened Europe-Lao PDR relations. Dr. Kikeo Chanthaboury,Read More
Signing of the Agreement between Hungary and the Kingdom of Thailand on the Functioning of the Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University in Hungary in Cooperation with the Dharma Gate Buddhist College
The Agreement between Hungary and the Kingdom of Thailand on the Functioning of the Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University in Hungary in Cooperation with the Dharma Gate Buddhist College was signed by the Parties on 14 June 2018. On behalf of Hungary H.E. Péter Jakab, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Hungary to the Kingdom of Thailand, and on behalf of the Kingdom of Thailand Mr. Suphat Champatong, Secretary-General of the Office of the Higher Education Commission of the Ministry of Education signed the Agreement.Read More
The mid-term review meeting of the Hungarian tied aid loan project on food chain safety in Laos took place on 12-13 June, 2018 in Vientiane with the participation of the project contractor company Vitafort Agro Asia, EXIM Bank, representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry including experts from the Department of Livestock and Fisheries and the Embassy of Hungary in Bangkok.Read More