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New “Switzerland Corner” launched at the Bangladesh National Museum

16.10.2021 — Press release Bangladesh
The newly redesigned “Switzerland Corner” at the World Civilization Gallery of the National Museum of Bangladesh was launched at a ceremony held on 16 October 2021 in Dhaka. The Hon’ble State Minister for Cultural Affairs, H.E. Mr. K M Khalid, MP attended the ceremony as Chief Guest and officially inaugurated the exhibition corner together with the Ambassador of Switzerland to Bangladesh, H.E. Ms. Nathalie Chuard, and other VIP guests. Government officials, international partners, eminent cultural actors and members of the civil society and media of Bangladesh also attended the event, maintaining health protocols.  

Switzerland provides additional BDT 90 crore for COVID-19 support to Bangladesh

01.07.2021 — Press release Bangladesh
As COVID-19 cases are again on the rise in Bangladesh, Switzerland is committing additional 9.8 million Swiss Francs (approximately 90 crore taka) to scale up its support for an effective community-based response. With these additional funds, Switzerland broadens its engagement with national and international partner organizations, in close collaboration with the Government of Bangladesh, to help local communities curb the spread of the pandemic and reinforce socioeconomic resilience.  

Ambassador of Switzerland calls on the Prime Minister

10.12.2020 — Press release Bangladesh
The Ambassador of Switzerland to Bangladesh, H.E. Nathalie Chuard, today paid a courtesy visit to the Hon’ble Prime Minister of Bangladesh, H.E. Sheikh Hasina, at her official residence. The longstanding and continuously expanding bilateral relations in the areas of politics, economy and international cooperation stood at the centre of their discussion.

Switzerland and Bangladesh hold talks on trade and economic issues

18.11.2020 — Press release Bangladesh
The second meeting between the Inter-agency Committee of Bangladesh and Switzerland was held in Dhaka on 18 November 2020. The Inter-agency Committee was formed by the Government of Bangladesh in September 2018 with the aim to review and address challenges of Swiss businesses and investors in Bangladesh, and to promote trade and investment between the two countries. The first Inter-agency Committee meeting took place in April 2019. 

Ambassador of Switzerland to Bangladesh presents her credentials

12.08.2020 — Press release Bangladesh
The newly appointed Ambassador of Switzerland to Bangladesh, Ms. Nathalie Chuard, presented her credentials to the Honourable President of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, H.E. Mr. Md. Abdul Hamid, at the Presidential Palace (Bangabhaban) on 12 August 2020.

Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships 2021-2022

10.08.2020 — Local news Bangladesh
Each year the Swiss Confederation awards Government Excellence Scholarships to promote international research and academic exchange between Switzerland and over 180 other countries. 

Stay at Home and Enjoy Switzerland

21.07.2020 — Local news Bangladesh
As the pandemic forces us all to stay at home without much possibility for international travel, take this opportunity to learn more about Switzerland and experience its nature, people and culture online! 

Director General of SDC visits Bangladesh

05.01.2020 — Press release Bangladesh
The Director General of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), Ambassador Manuel Sager, will visit Bangladesh on 05-09 January 2020. SDC is the government agency in Switzerland responsible for international development cooperation. The objective of the visit is to better understand the key development challenges facing Bangladesh, including the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Cox’s Bazar, and to gain a first-hand impression about Switzerland’s development interventions in Bangladesh. 

Celebration of Swiss-Bangladesh friendship

12.12.2019 — Press release Bangladesh
The Embassy of Switzerland hosted the “Swiss Night” on 12 December 2019 in Dhaka, a gala event to celebrate the longstanding friendship between Switzerland and Bangladesh. Senior government officials, international and development partners, the business community, members of the civil society and media, cultural actors, as well as Swiss citizens living in Bangladesh attended the event.

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