Budapest, August 4 (MTI) – President János Áder will pay a visit to Brazil where he will meet politicians and sports officials, his office said on Thursday.
Áder will attend the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on Friday.
He will watch several sporting events involving Hungarian athletes compete and visit the Olympic Village.
The president’s schedule includes opening the Hungarian House in Rio and meeting the deputy president of Brazil as well as the president and the vice president of the International Olympic Committee.
Áder is scheduled to meet the state governor of Sao Paulo and open a conference focusing on Hungarians in Brazil at Sao Paulo University.
The president will also visit Nova Friburgo in south-eastern Brazil where Hungarians are regarded as a founding nation.
Áder will be accompanied by his wife, Anita Herczegh.
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