The federal council
also appointed Roberto Balzaretti, a former Swiss ambassador to Brussels, as its new EU negotiator.
Austria is represented by the chairman of the EU subcommittee of the National Council, Reinhold Lopatka (VP), and the chairman of the EU Committee of the Federal Council
, Edgar Mayer (VP / V).
The choice of the 45-year-old member of the Socialist Party from Fribourg came as no surprise, since it was his turn among the seven members of the Swiss government -- the Federal Council
-- to take on the rotating one-year presidency.
In 2017, the Swiss Federal Council
announced that it will end the freeze on the remaining $436m of frozen Egyptian assets.
Kathmandu [Nepal], Aug 30 ( ANI ): The cabinet meeting of Nepal Government on Wednesday decided to hold the election of Provincial and Federal Council
in two phases upon the request of the Election Commission.
saguf board members participated in a Stakeholder Dialogue initiated by the Swiss Federal Council
to jointly elaborate its new Sustainable Development Strategy.
This is the only point on which Nicolas Papadopoulos is correct; some time ago, he said he preferred a rotating presidency in a federal council
rather than in a government with a president and vice-president.
A statement of the Supreme Council quoted Hakim as he confirmed "the importance of the adoption of the Federal Council
and the election of the Federal Court and the importance of political calm to go into the battle to liberate Mosul as it is last challenge and by its completion, we will declare Iraq free of Daesh," pointing to "the importance to begins the political stability from the Dome of the representatives.
Damascus, SANA -- Local Administration Minister Hussein Makhlouf discussed on Wednesday with Swiss Federal Council
Delegate for Humanitarian Aid Manuel Bessler and the accompanying delegation the mechanisms to enhance cooperation to improve the relief and humanitarian situation in Syria.
In a statement, the Federal Council
, said: "Given the economic and political significance of the host country and the geopolitical weight of the Gulf region, the Federal Council
decided that Switzerland would participate in the Expo 2020 in Dubai.
During this visit, the Head of State will deliver a speech before the Swiss Federal Council
and will have a set of talks, notably, with the Swiss President and senior officials.
In his address Thursday at the sitting of the federal Council
of Ministers at Um-Dabakir Thermal Power Station, the White Nile State, President Al-Bashir described inauguration of Um-Dabakir station as an important accomplishment in the development process in the country.