Swiss President Johann Schneider-Ammann pays a state visit to China from today until Saturday.
It's his first visit to the country as state head of the Swiss Confederation.
Ahead of the visit, the president sat down with CCTV,let’s see what he has to say.
China and Switzerland have enjoyed a fruitful relationship since the establishment of diplomatic relations in 1950.
"Switzerland is very proud that it was the one who acknowledged the People's Republic of China as the first coming out to the western hemisphere."
In 2014, a free trade agreement between China and Switzerland took effect, marking a new dawn for business between the two countries.
It's the first free trade pact inked between China and a country in continental Europe…and is sure to be highlighted during the Swiss President's latest visit to China.
"The main purpose is to strengthen the ties between the two countries in foremost our science and our in economic domains. We are going to discuss business."
"we are going to discuss how to establish, how to even better establish the free trade agreement, where can we improve, where can we adjust, how can we prepare an even more attractive market access both ways."
Innovation and education will also be high on agenda.
主要目的是加强两国在科技及经济领域的关系 。我们将讨论经济合作 。
1.state visit 国事访问
例句:In two months, I will pay a state visit to Mexico.
2.visit to 访问
例句:The delegation has concluded its visit to China.
3.take effect 生效
例句:International sanctions were beginning to take effect.
4.economic domain 经济领域
例句:His world outlook philosophy and methodology are applied self-consciously ateconomic domain.