The Hungarian National Security Advisor Mr. Joseph Czukor, along with the Hungarian Ambassador to Cairo Peter Kveck and Mr. Gyorgy Galicza, an advisor at the cabinet office of the prime minister had visited the Council on 19th September 2016.The attendees included Ambassador Dr. Mounir Zahran, the Chairman of ECFA, Ambassador Mr. Abd el Raouf El-Reedy, the Honorary Chairman, Amb Dr. Mohamed Ibrahim Shaker, Amb. Dr. Ezzat Saad, the Director of ECFA, Amb. Marwan Badr, Dr. Hazem Attia Allah and Dr. Norhan El-Sheikh.
The Hungarian guest expressed his thanks to the members of the board for giving him the opportunity to talk about the developments in his country, it’s current foreign policy as well as it’s bilateral relations with Egypt. In this regard, he referred to many issues that include his previous visits to Cairo, meetings with high officials, his country’s foreign policy as well as it’s experience in reforming its economy. Besides, he explained the negative aspects that infected the EU performance lately. In spite of all these issues, the guest said that his country is optimistic about the future of the Union and its usefulness in maintaining peace and security in Europe.
The Hungarian guest answered the members’ questions and presented the cooperation between Hungary and Egypt in fighting terrorism. He also praised the role of Al- Azhar in spreading the true values of Islam.