Filippo Lombardi waiting for Belarus' delegation in Switzerland

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Filippo Lombardi waiting for Belarus' delegation in Switzerland

On February 4, the team of the Belarus President defeated the team of veterans of Swiss hockey 11:4.

Before going to Chizhovka-Arena, the visitors from Switzerland held a meeting at the House of Representatives, the lower chamber of Belarus.

At the meeting, the sides discussed parliamentary cooperation and, in general, the need to develop a dialogue between the countries in any areas: economic, trade, credit, investment and cultural ones, stressed chairman of the House of Representatives Vladimir Andreichenko. The Belarusian parliamentary delegation will visit Switzerland in February.

Filippo Lombardi, Chairman of the Foreign Policy Committee of the Council of the Cantons of the Federal Assembly of the Swiss Confederation:
I want to express my gratitude on behalf of the Swiss delegation for the excellent organization and interaction during the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly in Minsk this summer. It provided the basis for the creation of a group of friendship between Switzerland and Belarus in the parliament of our country. And, of course, we are very much looking forward to your visit at the end of February. We will do our best to organize fruitful and informative meetings.

It should be noted that for the first time in the 25 years of diplomatic relations, a Belarus friendship group was established in the Swiss parliament.

Filippo Lombardi is its co-chairman. The politician also leads the well-known hockey club Ambrì-Piotta at home. The ice hockey match in was held also thanks to his support.