Bilateral relations of Tajikistan with Hungary
Diplomatic relations between the Republic of Tajikistan and Hungary were established on July 2, 1992.
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Hungary to Tajikistan is Otto Ivan Rona (with residence in Nur-Sultan).
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Tajikistan to Hungary is Qalandar Idibek (with residence in Vienna).
Bilateral relations (exchange of the visits). Since the time of independence, the political relations between the two countries are developing, based on friendship and mutual understanding.
The political visits continuing between the two countries at various levels. In February 2004, the First Deputy Minister, Secretary of State for Political Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Hungary A. Barsony arrived in Tajikistan on an official visit. During his visit he met with President of Tajikistan, Emomali Rahmon and several other officials.
During the meetings the sides discussed the basic and primary issues of cooperation between Tajikistan and Hungary on the eve of Hungary's accession to the European Union and the implementation of agreements already signed and the signing of new agreements between the two governments.
On January 17, 2011 in Dushanbe have been held for the first time the political consultations between the Republic of Tajikistan and the Republic of Hungary.
New impetus to the relationship between two countries gave an official visit of the President of the Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon to Hungary on June 10, 2011. During the visit, the President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon met with the President of Hungary, Pal Schmitt. The sides discussed issues of cooperation between the two countries.
On November 28, 2016, inter-ministerial political consultations were held at the level of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Tajikistan and Hungary in Budapest within the participation of the President of Tajikistan in Budapest Water Summit 2016. During the consultations, the sides discussed topical issues of political cooperation between Tajikistan and Hungary, relations in trade-economic, investment, educational and cultural fields, as well as in other areas of mutual interest. As a result of political consultations, the Foreign Ministers of the two countries Sirodjidin Aslov and Peter Sijjarto signed a Program of Cooperation between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary for 2017-2021.
On November 29, 2016, in Budapest, in the framework of participation in Budapest Water Summit 2016, the President of the Republic of Tajikistan, Leader of the Nation His Excellency Emomali Rahmon held a useful meeting with the President of Hungary Mr. Janos Ader on the current state and prospects of development of relations between the two countries.
От April 7, 2021 A working visit of the Hungarian delegation headed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade of Hungary Peter Szijjártó to Tajikistan took place. Within the framework of this visit under the leadership of the foreign ministers of the two countries, was held the third round of political consultations between the Republic of Tajikistan and Hungary, during which a wide range of issues of bilateral cooperation was discussed.
The total volume of foreign trade between Tajikistan and Hungary in 2022 amounted to 1.5 mil. US dollars. In 2023 from January to September amounted to 1.4 mil. US dollars.
Legal basis of the bilateral relation is developing and up to now consists of 18 bilateral documents.
On February 10, 2022, with the initiative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan a virtual scientific round table dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Republic of Tajikistan and Hungary took place.
On February 11, 2022 in Budapest, on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Tajikistan and Hungary, the film "The Lame Dervish" - a joint work of Tajik and Hungarian screenwriters and directors, filmed in 1986, was shown at the Urania Cinema Palace.
The film is based on the memoirs of the Hungarian orientalist and historian Arminius Vambery and his impressions of a trip to Central Asia in 1863-1864, acquaintance with the Tajik people, their history, language, culture and customs.