29 December 2017, Vladimir Andreichenko, Chairman of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus, held a meeting with Mr. Claude Altermatt, Head of the Embassy Office of the Swiss Confederation in Minsk.
The parties discussed the state and prospects for further development of interparliamentary cooperation between the Republic of Belarus and the Swiss Confederation.
The Chairman of the House of Representatives informed the Swiss diplomat about the establishment of the working group of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus on cooperation with the Parliament of Switzerland of the sixth convocation. Claude Altermatt in his turn informed that in December of this year the Parliamentary Group of Friendship with Belarus for the first time was established in the Federal Assembly of Switzerland.
During the meeting both sides noted with satisfaction the productive cooperation of the deputies on international parliamentary platforms, in particular in the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly and the Inter-Parliamentary Union.
Claude Altermatt conveyed the invitation of Dominique de Bouman, President of the Swiss National Council, addressed to Vladimir Andreichenko, to pay an official visit to Switzerland from 27 February to 1 March 2018.
The meeting was attended by Valery Voronetsky, Chairperson of the Standing Commission of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus on International Affairs.All news