Hungarian President Janos Ader (R) meets with visiting Chinese State Councilor and Minister of National Defense Wei Fenghe in Budapest, Hungary, March 24, 2021. [Photo/Xinhua]

BUDAPEST – Hungarian President Janos Ader said here on Wednesday that he hoped Hungary and China will continue to strengthen cooperation on anti-pandemic, economy, trade, tourism and military affairs, and to promote the in-depth development of the Hungary-China comprehensive strategic partnership.

Ader made the remarks when meeting with visiting Chinese State Councilor and Minister of National Defense Wei Fenghe.

Hungary-China relations have developed rapidly and become closer in recent years, said Ader, adding that China’s remarkable achievements in fighting COVID-19 and its post-pandemic economic recovery have drawn worldwide attention.

Ader thanked China for its vaccine support, which brought hope for Hungary to prevail over the pandemic.