Foreign Minister meets with President of the Swiss National Council

2019-06-25 14:51:45

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On June 24, Minister of Foreign Affairs D.Tsogtbaatar met with President of the National Council of the Swiss Confederation Ms. Marina Carobbio Guscetti, who is on official visit to Mongolia at the invitation of Speaker of the Parliament.

The sides emphasized that the high-level mutual visits between Mongolia and Switzerland have been regularizing and political talks are activating. They expressed their stances on developing bilateral ties in the spheres of food, agriculture, tourism, road and transport and infrastructure to intensify bilateral trade and economic cooperation.

Furthermore, they exchanged views on renewing Double Taxation Agreement established between the two countries, establishing Free Trade Agreement with European Free Trade Association as well as increasing investment of Switzerland in a way of promoting cooperation between private sectors.

The FM highlighted that projects and programs running by the Swiss Agency for Cooperation and Developing are playing pivotal role in ensuring sustainable social and economic development of Mongolia, diversifying its economy and strengthening democracy, while expressing willingness to maintain this cooperation even further.

The parties also agreed to develop bilateral cooperation further to strengthen regional and international peace and security and promote economic ties within the United Nations and other international organizations. 


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