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27 February 2018, the official visit of Vladimir Andreichenko, Chairman of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus, to the Swiss Confederation has started.
The Belarussian parliamentary delegation included deputies of the House of Representatives Valery Borodenya and Valery Voronetsky, as well as Mikhail Orda, member of the Council of the Republic, head of the Working Group of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus on cooperation with the Parliament of the Swiss Confederation.
On 28 February 2018, in the Federal Palace (Bern), Dominique de Buman, President of the National Council of the Swiss Confederation, met with the President of the House of Representatives.
The Belarusian delegation met with the co-chairs of the Swiss Parliamentary Friendship Group Switzerland-Belarus — Filippo Lombardi, head of the Foreign Policy Committee of the Council of States, Margret Kiener-Nellen, head of the Finance Committee of the National Council, as well as Andreas Aebi and Hugues Hiltpold, deputies of the National Council. The outcome of this meeting was the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Parliamentary Friendship Groups of the Republic of Belarus and Switzerland.
On the same day, Vladimir Andreichenko held talks with Dominique de Buman, President of the National Council of the Swiss Confederation. The parties discussed the development of the Belarusian-Swiss inter-parliamentary cooperation on a bilateral basis and in international organizations. In addition to the parliamentary component, they touched upon prospects of the development of the trade and economic, credit, investment and humanitarian ties, the implementation of projects in the field of the agricultural cooperation.