Mrs. Doris Leuthard, President of Swiss Confederation, President Ramnath Kovind & PM
@narendramodi at the welcome for Mrs. Leuthard.
We will launch Swiss-Indian friendship activities; we came here with 30 representatives of business society:President of Swiss Confederation said, President of the Swiss Confederation Doris Leuthard meets External Affairs Minister
@SushmaSwaraj in Delhi. Doris on a three-day visit, was also given a ceremonial welcome at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. President of Swiss Confederation visited Rajghat for paying homage to the Father of Nation.
PM Modi discusses black money with Swiss President, stresses on the importance of ‘financial transparency’
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and visiting President of Swiss Confederation Doris Leuthard will hold delegation level talks today.
The two leaders will discus entire gamut of bilateral relations. A number of agreements are expected to be inked in several areas after the talks.
Earlier, Prime Minister Modi and Swiss President Leuthard had a restricted meeting with an aim of deepening ties for mutual development.
Mrs Leuthard was accorded ceremonial reception at the forecourts of the Rashtrapati Bhavan this morning.
Talking to media, she hoped that her visit will boost ties between the two sides. Mrs Leuthard said bilateral trade relations should improve. She said, MoUs in the areas such as trade and railways are expected to be inked.
Ms. Leuthard arrived in New Delhi yesterday evening on a three-day visit to India. The Swiss leader is being accompanied by senior Government officials and a large business delegation of leading Swiss companies.
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.