Steven Dick, 37 died on Tuesday in Budapest hospital after contracting coronavirus. Steven is the Britainís deputy ambassador to Hungary, he was a dedicated diplomat who had represented his country with great passion and skill. He joined the FCO in 2008 and had recently been presented on Kabul and Riyadh. He took up his posting in Budapest last autumn time in the wake of experiencing a time of full-time serious Hungarian language preparing. He was popular on the conciliatory circuit in the city and was amicable, friendly and eager about his work.
He had recently came back to Budapest from a vacation in Mexico, and early a week ago he said in a Whats-App message that he had contracted coronavirus and was in segregation, yet was feeling fine with the exception of being exhausted.
Neighborhood sources said he had been treated at an emergency clinic in Budapest as of late. It shows up his condition decayed quickly. It was not quickly evident whether he had experienced any hidden well-being conditions.
His parents, Steven and Carol Dick, paid tribute. “Steven was a much-cherished child, grandson and nephew. He was caring, clever and liberal. It was forever his fantasy to work for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and he was cheerful speaking to our nation abroad. We are crushed by his misfortune and request security at this awful time,” they said in an announcement flowed by the FCO.
Sir Simon McDonald, the perpetual under-secretary at the FCO, stated: “I knew Steven by and by and he was a model official and a dazzling man. He was simply beginning on what made certain to be an extraordinary vocation and his companions the world over and over the FCO will miss him woefully. Our contemplation and petitions are with his family.”
Hungary has announced only 226 affirmed instances of coronavirus, however the nation has completed just 6,800 tests, prompting fears that the genuine figure could be a lot higher. Dick was the tenth death case in the country.
At the British government office in Budapest, associates communicated stun and misery at the news.
“We expand our most profound sympathies and compassion to his loved ones,” said the British representative to Hungary, Iain Lindsay. “Steven was a dear partner and companion who had established an enormous connection in Hungary since his appearance last October with his own glow and his sheer demonstrable skill, not least his phenomenal Hungarian.”