Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has congratulated newly appointed President of the Swiss Confederation Doris Leuthard,UNB reports. “I look forward to working closely with you to realise the full potential of our relations,” said the Prime Minister extending her warm facilitations to Leuthard’s appointment as the President of the Swiss Confederation.
In a message, Hasina said she sincerely believes the bonds of friendship, understanding and cooperation that exist between Bangladesh and Switzerland will further be strengthened and expanded during her tenure in office.
She wished Leuthard good health, happiness and success and the people of Swiss Confederation peace, progress and prosperity in the New Year 2017, according to the Foreign Ministry here. The Swiss presidency changes each year, rotating through the seven-member Federal Council, the Swiss executive, or cabinet.