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Presentation by Dr. Reza Baqir, the Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, at the Swiss Embassy in Islamabad on February 3, 2022.

08.02.2022 — Press release Pakistan
The Ambassador of Switzerland, H.E. Mr. Bénédict de Cerjat, hosted an address by the Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, Dr. Reza Baqir, on "the Economy of Pakistan" at his residence on 3 February 2022. In his opening remarks, Ambassador de Cerjat highlighted the importance of Swiss investments in Pakistan and praised the Swiss Business Council in Pakistan for its active support to more than 50 member companies. He termed the increased autonomy of SBP and the revival of the IMF programme as positive developments and listed inflation, low economic growth, current account deficit and balance of payment as the key challenges.


Ambassador Bénédict de Cerjat’s visit to Peshawar

27.01.2022 — Press release Pakistan
Ambassador Bénédict de Cerjat met with key officials of the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa including the Governor, the Speaker of the Provincial Assembly and the Finance/Health Minister on January 24-25 in Peshawar to discuss the entire gamut of bilateral relations between Switzerland and Pakistan. 


Switzerland and Pakistan: 11th round of Political Consultations to strengthen bilateral relations

12.11.2021 — Press release Pakistan
Islamabad, November 12, 2021: Ambassador Raphael Nägeli, the Assistant State Secretary for Asia-Pacific of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of Switzerland, met with the Additional Secretary Europe, Dr. Muhammad Tariq at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Friday, 12 November 2021 to hold the 11th round of bilateral Political Consultations between Switzerland and Pakistan.  


Senior Swiss migration official visits Pakistan to assess Afghan refugee situation (Islamabad, 21-22 October 2021)

27.10.2021 — Local news Pakistan
A Swiss delegation led by Ambassador Vincenzo Mascioli, Director  of International Cooperation at the Swiss State Secretariat for Migration, visited Islamabad from 21-22 October 2021 to hold meetings with high-level Pakistani government officials and international partners. The objective of the visit was to assess the situation of Afghan refugees in Pakistan.





Panel Discussion on the "Role and Influence of Non-Permanent Members of the United Nations Security Council"

06.07.2021 — Local news Pakistan
The Ambassador of Switzerland to Pakistan, Mr. Bénédict de Cerjat, hosted a high-level panel discussion entitled "Role and Influence of Non-Permanent Members of the United Nations Security Council" on July 6 at the Swiss Residence in Islamabad. The panel discussion not only highlighted the positive aspects associated with a non-permanent seat on the Council but also addressed the past, present and future challenges of such a membership.





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