President of Switzerland, Mrs. Doris Leuthard, inaugurated Swiss national day at Expo 2017 in Astana

Local news, 11.08.2017

On August 11, 2017, Mrs. Doris Leuthard, President of the Swiss Confederation, participated at the opening ceremony of the Swiss national day at the Expo 2017.

Swiss National Day Doris Leuthard Expo 2017
Swiss National Day Doris Leuthard Expo Astana 2017 © DFAE/PRS

President Leuthard stressed that the restructuring of the Swiss energy system was taking account of economic and environmental concerns.

Mrs. Leuthard also paid a courtesy visit to the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Mr. Nursultan Nazerbayev. The discussion offered an opportunity to acknowledge the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries and also covered the development of bilateral political and economic cooperation.