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State visit of President of the Swiss Confederation to India (30 August – 1 September 2017)

August 28, 2017

  • H.E. Mrs Doris Leuthard, President of the Swiss Confederation, will be on a State visit to India from 30 August – 1 September 2017.
  • Swiss President will be accompanied by senior Government officials and a large business delegation of leading Swiss companies. Swiss Presidents have visited India on three occasions earlier in 1998, 2003 and 2007.
  • During the visit, Swiss President will have a meeting with Rashtrapatiji and hold talks with Prime Minister. Vice President of India will call on Swiss President. Minister of External Affairs and other Ministers will also make separate calls on Swiss President.
  • India and Switzerland enjoy robust economic ties, with Switzerland being seventh largest trading partner and eleventh largest foreign investor for India. Both countries share common views on many major global issues. The upcoming visit will provide an opportunity to both sides for holding wide-ranging discussions on bilateral, global and regional issues of mutual interest.
New Delhi
August 28, 2017

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