The President of the Republic, Ilir Meta received in a meeting the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Swiss Confederation, Ignazi Cassis, who is in Albania in the framework of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

The Head of State stressed that this jubilee is an extraordinary and important moment in the history of relations between the two countries and the balance of cooperation in this half century is very rich and diverse, especially in the last 30 years.

The President expressed his deep gratitude for the continued support that Switzerland has given to Albania throughout the process of consolidation of Albanian institutions and in important sectors of the economy, infrastructure and energy, health care and vocational education.

Meta expressed gratitude for the assistance of Switzerland in coping with the consequences of November 26, 2019, in aid and special funds, and praised its assistance to Albania in this difficult period of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Both countries and peoples have many reasons to be proud of the excellent multidimensional relations and friendship and ties between them, on this important anniversary of them“, underlined Meta.