At the invitation of Albert Frick, president of Liechtenstein’s Landtag, the president of the National Council, Dominique de Buman and the president of the Council of States, Karin Keller-Sutter, will pay an official visit to the Landtag of the Principality of Liechtenstein in Vaduz. Mr de Buman and Mrs Keller-Sutter will hold talks with Mr Frick and Landtag member Günter Vogt on bilateral matters and current European and international political challenges. They will then pay a courtesy visit to H.S.H. Hereditary Prince Alois of Liechtenstein at Vaduz Castle. The day will conclude in Balzers, with a visit to the Oerlikon premises and a tour of Gutenberg Castle.
Switzerland and the Principality of Liechtenstein enjoy excellent, friendly relations with traditionally close ties. Some 10'000 people from Switzerland go to work in Liechtenstein every day. Nearly 1'800 Liechtenstein cross-border commuters travel in the other direction to work in Switzerland. The excellent neighbourly relations are marked by pragmatic cooperation, strong economic interdependence and a steady flow of visitors.
The presidents of the National Council and the Council of States will be accompanied on their trip to Vaduz and Balzers by the Swiss ambassador to the Principality of Liechtenstein, Pietro Piffaretti, and the deputy head of International Affairs & Multilingualism, Cédric Stucky.