Monday, June 4, 2012

Switzerland to open embassy in Burma

Monday, 04 June 2012 12:23 Mizzima News

The Swiss government will open an embassy in Burma this summer. It will become the 24th country to have an embassy in the country.

The step is an acknowledgement of Burma’s great economic potential and it attraction as a tourist destination, officials said.

Up to now, Switzerland's interests had been handled by its embassy in Bangkok.

The Swiss government said it expected the presence of Swiss citizens to increase in Burma.

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