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VESZPRÉM, THREE COUNTIES ADOPT COOPERATION STATEMENT ON EUROPE CULTURE CAPITAL

 

Veszprém, in western Hungary, Europe’s culture capital this year, and the assemblies of three counties in the region have adopted a statement on cooperation under the European cultural programme. Regional Development Minister Tibor Navracsics told the meeting the deal was “a joint commitment to the European initiative”. Navracsics said Veszprém city and Somogy, Veszprém, and Zala counties were “the same community integrated through work, family ties, and everyday life”, adding that the European initiative was “a good opportunity to build a joint future” for residents of the area of Lake Balaton and the Bakony Hills.hu