President Johann Schneider-Ammann's state visit marks the 70th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Mexico and Switzerland
, photo: Cuartoscuro
04 of November 2016 15:43:12
MEXICO CITY – President Enrique Peña Nieto received the President of the Swiss Confederation Johann Schneider-Ammann on a state visit.As a part of this visit, both countries will sign five agreements regarding education, air services, health, and fraud; as well as a joint statement that will strengthen collaboration between Switzerland and Mexico.[caption id="attachment_40528" align="aligncenter" width="702"] President Enrique Peña Nieto and President Johann Schneider-Ammann stand next to the Switzerland flag at the Nacional Palace on Friday, Dec. 4 2016. Photo: Cuartoscuro[/caption]Several other areas will also be benefitted with this agreement such as business, creative industries, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, hydrocarbons and infrastructure.A ceremony will take place on Friday in the Main Courtyard of the National Palace after which both presidents will hold a private event.Another goal of this visit is to update the Free Trade Agreement between member countries of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) — Switzerland, Norway, Liechtenstein and Iceland — and Mexico.