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Swiss delegation in Bhutan

Staff Reporter

The third bilateral consultations between Bhutan and Switzerland was held in Thimphu on November 4. 

The Swiss delegation was led by Ambassador Raphael Nageli, the assistant state secretary for Asia and the Pacific division, Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, and the Swiss Ambassador to Bhutan Andreas Baum. Foreign secretary Kinga Singye led the Bhutanese delegation. 

The two sides exchanged views on the recent political developments in the two countries and discussed their bilateral cooperation, cooperation in the UNs, and other multilateral organisations and the importance of the regional groupings. 

The two sides also held significant discussions on building business to business linkages and on the overall aspects of attracting foreign direct investments to Bhutan. The two countries established diplomatic relations in 1985.

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