President of India’s message on the eve of National Day of Swiss Confederation

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President of India’s message on the eve of National Day of Swiss Confederation

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and people of the Swiss Confederation on the eve of their National Day (August 1, 2016).

President of India - Pranab Mukherjee
President of India – Pranab Mukherjee

In a message to His Excellency Mr. Johann N. Schneider-Ammann, the President of the Swiss Confederation, the President has said, “On behalf of the Government, the people of India and on my own behalf, it is with great pleasure that I extend warm greetings and felicitations to Your Excellency and to the people of the Swiss Confederation on the occasion of your National Day.

Historically India and Switzerland have shared warm and cordial relations, and the recent visit to Switzerland of India’s Prime Minister underlines that friendship. I am confident that our Governments will strive to work together to advance our friendly ties to the mutual benefit of our two peoples.

I take this opportunity to convey my best wishes for Your Excellency’s good health and well-being and for the continued progress and prosperity of the friendly people of the Swiss Confederation.”