Don Chan Villa, Vientiane, Lao PDR
5 November 2012

President Benigno S. Aquino III’s second bilateral meeting before the 9th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM 9) begins was with President Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf of the Swiss Confederation. This took place at the Swiss President’s official residence at Don Chan Villa in Vientiane, Lao PDR.

The two leaders exchanged views on various bilateral issues such as the Human Rights Compensation Bill, cooperation in disaster risk reduction and management, and economic cooperation.

Like Norway, there continues to be a high demand for highly skilled Filipino workers in Switzerland that the Philippines can take advantage of.

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