Hungary–Pakistan relations


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

Pakistan-Hungary relations

Pakistan

Hungary

Country comparison


NameHungaryPakistan
Official nameHungary (Magyarország)Islamic Republic of Pakistan
(اسلامی جمہوریہ پاكستان / Islāmī Jumhūriyah Pākistān)
Coat of Arms or
Emblem
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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


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


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

Hungarian assistance


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

Resident diplomatic missions


of Hungary in Pakistan
of Pakistan in Hungary

See also


References


  1. "Ambassador's Message". iszlamabad.mfa.gov.hu.
  2. "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.