Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer on working visit to Italy

Press release, 05.07.2016

Today, Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer is on working visit to Italy. He will meet Minister of the Interior Angelino Alfano and Finance Minister Pier Carlo Padoan for talks in Rome in the afternoon. They will discuss bilateral cooperation in the area of migration and the status of the tax and financial dialogue, among other things.

With the Minister of the Interior, Angelino Alfano, Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer will talk about bilateral cooperation in the area of border protection, as well as issues concerning the fight against cross-border crime. The two ministers will additionally exchange views on the current migration situation and the challenges it poses.

The talks between Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer, Head of the Federal Department of Finance (FDF), and Finance Minister Pier Carlo Padoan will focus primarily on the roadmap for continued bilateral dialogue on financial and tax issues signed by the two countries in February 2015. The agreement regarding the taxation of cross-border commuters that was initialled by Switzerland and Italy on 22 December 2015 is also part of this roadmap.

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