Another is that the Eurosceptic Swiss People
's Party has won the most votes in Switzerland's recent elections and opposes the free movement of people altogether.
High-ranking local government representatives thanked Mr Cassis in person for the unequivocal, effective assistance provided by Switzerland and the solidarity demonstrated by the Swiss people
These two occasions are very precious to the hearts of the Lebanese and Swiss people
, traditional holidays which we celebrate every year, outdoor, in the heart of the nature," said the ambassador.
On the first day of the visit, he attended the Azerbaijani Embassy in Switzerland, where he laid flowers to the bust of national leader Heydar Aliyev, then he met with the Director of the Organisation of the Swiss Abroad (OSA) Sarah Mastantuoni and the Chief Executive Officer of the Soliswiss organization Richard Vogeli, which implement the activity aimed at study and solution of the problems of the Swiss people
residing in foreign countries.
The Speaker congratulated them on the national occasion, wishing them abundant health and happiness and the friendly Swiss people
further progress and prosperity.
Garnier added that Swiss people
have lived in Egypt since the Roman era, and some of them are fascinated with Egyptian history and culture, adding that between 1500 and 1700 Swiss citizens live in Egypt and around 11 Swiss landmarks can be found in Egypt, which promotes the relations between Egypt and Switzerland.
The populist Swiss People
's Party (SVP) has long sought to limit immigration to neutral, landlocked Switzerland, whose population of 8.4 million is already one-quarter foreign.
Switzerland is not a member of the European Union; the Swiss people
have consistently rejected membership since the early 1990s.
The so-called "Burqa Ban" initiative was presented with enough signatures by the rightwing Swiss People
's Party in September to be put forward for public vote.
In his cable, His Majesty the Sultan has expressed his sincere greetings along with his best wishes to President Leuthard and the friendly Swiss people
The (http://www.ibtimes.com/switzerland-vote-referendum-calling-expulsion-foreigners-minor-crimes-2326478) enforcement initiative defeated Sunday was introduced by the right-wing (http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/polls-predict-swiss-election-swing-right-1524635) Swiss People
's Party (SVP) and was roundly criticized by several Swiss officials, including Justice Minister Simonetta Sommaruga, who belongs to the left-leaning Social Democratic Party.