5:32 Swiss President to Pay Official Visit to Mexico

03 de noviembre de 2016, 17:32Mexico, Oct 3 (Prensa Latina) Swiss Confederation President Johann Schneider-Ammann begins today a State visit to Mexico, fulfilling an invitation by the Mexican head of State, Enrique Peña Nieto.

Schneider-Ammann will arrived accompanied by top officials and an important business delegation, the Foreign Ministry Secretariat (SRE) reported.

In his visit, the Swiss president will analyze, with Peña Nieto, the state of the negotiations to update the Free Trade Agreement between Mexico and the countries of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA), to include new products and services and facilitate access to the markets of this bloc.

The SRE said the meeting would be an opportunity to assess the state of bilateral relations and the progress in the spheres of political dialogue, cooperation and economic exchanges, as well as to reaffirm agreement in different issues and common interests in the international arena.

Switzerland is the first trade and investment partner to Mexico among the EFTA member countries.


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