|President of the Council of States of Switzerland Ivo Bischofberger — VNA/VNS Photo |Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — President of the Council of States of Switzerland Ivo Bischofberger arrived in Hà Nội yesterday to begin his official at the invitation of Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyễn Thị Kim Ngân.
He is scheduled to hold talks with Chairwoman Ngân and have working sessions with the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Ministry of Education and Training. He will remain in the country until Friday.
Việt Nam and Switzerland established diplomatic relations on October 11, 1971.
Since 1992, Switzerland has provided Việt Nam with about US$470 million in ODA, most of which is non-refundable.
In 2016, Switzerland had more than 100 projects in Việt Nam with a total investment capital of over $2 billion, being the fourth largest European investor in Việt Nam. — VNS