Amendment to the programme of members of the Federal Council attending the WEF Annual Meeting

Bern, 24.01.2018 - Further meetings with members of the Federal Council at the WEF Annual Meeting have been confirmed in recent days. In addition to the meetings already confirmed last Friday, President Alain Berset will also meet the British prime minister Theresa May and the Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko. A meeting with the German chancellor Angela Merkel and the Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan has already taken place.

The meeting between US President Donald Trump and President Berset will take place on Friday morning and will also be attended by the Federal Councillors Johann N. Schneider-Ammann, head of the Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research (EAER), and Ignazio Cassis, head of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA). These details are provided under the proviso that they may still be subject to last-minute changes.

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