The CE Secretary General and the IOC President have also congratulated Viktor Orbán
12. 04. 2018.
The Secretary General of the Council of Europe (CE) and the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) have also sent letters of congratulation to Viktor Orbán, the Prime Minister’s Press Chief, Bertalan Havasi informed Hungarian news agency MTI on Thursday.

In his letter, Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland praised Hungary’s role in the work of the Council of Europe, highlighting Hungary’s valuable contribution of hosting the headquarters of the Council’s European Youth Centre in Budapest. The Secretary General said he very much hopes that the active cooperation between Hungary and the Council of Europe will continue in this period of major challenges for Europe.

According to President of the International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach, the election result highlights the high level of confidence that the Hungarian people have in the work of Viktor Orbán. In the name of the organisation, Mr. Bach expressed his willingness to work in close cooperation with the new Hungarian Government and with the Hungarian Olympic Committee, and invited the Prime Minister to visit the organisation’s headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland.