|President of the Council of States of Switzerland Ivo Bischofberger .— Photo Bilanz|
HÀ NỘI — President of the Council of States of Switzerland Ivo Bischofberger will make an official visit to Việt Nam between March 28 and 31.
The visit comes at the invitation of National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyễn Thị Kim Ngân.
Việt Nam and Switzerland established diplomatic relations on October 11, 1971.
Since 1992, Switzerland has provided Việt Nam nearly US$470 million in ODA, most of which is non-refundable.
In 2015, two-way trade hit $1.53 billion.
In 2016, Switzerland ran more than 100 projects in Việt Nam, with a total investment capital of over $2 billion. The Swiss are the fourth largest European investor in Việt Nam. — VNS