Dubai, 24th October 2012.
HH Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan received on Sunday in Al Bateen Palace members of Organizing Committee and Advisory Board of the Emirati-Swiss Friendship Council, including Mr. Karim Smaira CEO of Genpharm, in the presence of H.E. Mrs. Andrea Reichlin, Ambassador of Switzerland to the UAE.
The third edition of the ESFF will be held at Zayed University on 11 November in the presence of HH Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, Advisor to HH the President of the UAE & Co-Chairman of ESFF, and H.E. Pascal Couchepin, Former Swiss President, and Co-Chairman of ESFF from the Swiss Side.
Sheikh Zayed praised the efforts of the organizing committee, and members of the Advisory Committee in strengthening the ties of friendship and cooperation between the UAE and Switzerland in the scientific, economic and cultural fields and pledge the support of H.H Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan.
He said “We strive through Emirati Swiss Friendship Council to exchange information in the fields of innovation, research and higher education, as well as to encourage the development of new business”.
ESFF2012 is expected to witness more than 200 business executives from both nations.