On February 6, 2024, Vice President Han Zheng met with Swiss Federal Councillor and Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis in Beijing.
Han Zheng said that under the strategic guidance of the leaders of the two countries, China and Switzerland have established an innovative strategic partnership, which has set a fine example of friendly cooperation between countries of different social systems and different sizes at different development stages. Next year marks the 75th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries. Both sides should carry forward the fine tradition of friendly cooperation between China and Switzerland, adhere to mutual respect, deepen mutually beneficial cooperation, jointly promote people-to-people and cultural exchanges, and push for the continuous development of bilateral relations. President Xi Jinping has proposed the concept of building a community with a shared future for mankind and the three global initiatives, charting the course for addressing common problems that mankind is facing. China stands ready to work with Switzerland to take the building of a community with a shared future for mankind as the goal and make the global governance system more just and equitable.
Cassis said that Switzerland always attaches great importance to developing relations with China and is ready to actively carry out exchanges at all levels, deepen practical cooperation in various fields, and take bilateral relations to a new level.