Budapest, May 15 (MTI) – Prime Minister Viktor Orban discussed ethnic Hungarian community developments in economy, culture and social affairs at talks with Istvan Pasztor, leader of the Alliance of Vojvodina Hungarians party, Orban’s press chief said on Friday.
Bertalan Havasi said the meeting was part of a series of consultations between the two leaders. Expert-level talks are planned to be completed by the end of May and they will explore opportunities to help ethnic Hungarian companies in Vojvodina reach new markets, he said.
Orban and Pasztor also discussed plans to set up a land fund for Vojvodina to help ethnic Hungarian farmers, Havasi said. In social affairs, a warden network is planned to be set up for suburban areas and farmsteads, he added.
Pasztor is also preparing a proposal to Orban on Vojvodina sport developments with a view to acquiring increased support and attracting more ethnic Hungarian youth to pursue traditional local sports.