Foreign Minister hosts the Federal Councilor of Switzerland's FDFA
At the invitation of Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia D. Tsogtbaatar, the Federal Councilor of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of the Swiss Confederation, Ignazio Cassis, is paying an official visit to Mongolia. The ministers exchanged views on expanding bilateral political, trade, and economic cooperation; increasing investment; strengthening ties in the food, agriculture, infrastructure, energy, tourism, education, sciences, and technology sectors; and signed several cooperation documents. Federal Councilor Cassis paid a courtesy call to President of Mongolia Kh. Battulga and also met with Minister of Finance Ch. Khurelbaatar. The Finance Minister and Cassis discussed Mongolia's designation of Switzerland as an offshore zone and agreed to further discuss the issue at the ministerial level. During his meeting with President Kh. Battulga, Cassis provided information about projects being led by the Swiss Cooperation Office in Mongolia in good governance, agriculture, and the environment, and expressed interest in expanding economic cooperation between the two countries.
Keywords: Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, Minister D. Tsogtbaatar
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