India-Swiss talks to deepen bilateral cooperation in combating tax evasion and black money

On the Swiss President Doris Leuthard’s visit the Prime Minister Modi thanked for her country’s support for India’s entry into the Nuclear Supplier’s Group (NSG). “We had productive talks on international, regional and bilateral issues,” Modi said at a joint press event with Leuthard.


The two leaders noted that India and Switzerland had very good cooperation on combating tax evasion and black money. The two sides also inked two pacts for cooperation in the railway sector.


“First engagement for an honoured guest. EAM @SushmaSwaraj called on President Leuthard and discussed wide-ranging issues of mutual interest,” External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted.


Leuthard, who is on a three-day visit, was also given a ceremonial welcome at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. The Swiss president was accompanied by senior government officials and a large business delegation of leading Swiss companies.

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