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Moldovan president invites new president of Swiss Confederation on visit to Chisinau

20:45 | 17.01.2023 Category: Official

Chisinau, 17 January /MOLDPRES/ - President Maia Sandu has met new President of the Swiss Confederation Alain Berset in Davos.

According to the presidential press service, the head of state thanked President Berset for the consistent support on behalf of Switzerland for the reforms and efforts of Moldova’s modernization. At the same time she expressed wish to further strengthen the Moldovan-Swiss partnership.   

„I expressed our gratitude to President Berset for the excellent cooperation which we have edified with Switzerland in the last years, as well as for the development programmes backed by the government of Switzerland in Moldova during time in diverse sectors: local development, infrastructure, education and health,’’ President Maia Sandu said.    

The interlocutors also discussed the bilateral cooperation in the anticorruption field, as well as the opportunity to sign an agreement on social protection between the two countries. At the same time, the head of state invited her Swiss counterpart to visit Moldova: ‘’Switzerland is an important development partner; we value and we want to turn to good account this partnership, including through the signing of the European Free Trade Agreement (EFTA), in the interests of both countries’ citizens.’’    

President Maia Sandu participates in the 53rd edition of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on 17-19 January.  

Photo: Presidency

 

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