GENEVA: When Swiss doctor Raouf Salti realized he could not go to Gaza to help injured children, he decided he would do everything he could to get them to Geneva to receive medical care.
After dealing with swathes of red tape, Salti got permission to have four children, including a 16-year-old who lost a kidney and has already had his leg amputated, cross into Egypt from Gaza and then fly to Switzerland on Monday.
Source: From Gaza to Geneva: Swiss doctor evacuates injured children
GENEVA â Police in Switzerland have shot dead a man armed with an axe and a knife who took 15 passengers hostage on a train on Thursday night.The hostage-taker, reported to be a 32-year-old asylum seeker
Source: Swiss police shoot dead axe-wielding hostage-taker on train
RIYADH: Saudi Minister of Economy and Planning Faisal Al-Ibrahim on Tuesday met Guy Parmelin, a Swiss federal councillor and head of the department of economic affairs, education and research, in Riyadh.
They discussed ties between the Kingdom and Switzerland, ways to enhance private sector collaboration and other topics of mutual interest.
In a separate meeting at the World Defense Show, Al-Ibrahim met Russian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov. They discussed ways to enhance economic cooperation, bilateral trade and investment.
Source: Economy minister meets Swiss federal councillor in Riyadh
RIYADH: A high-profile delegation of Swiss business leaders is visiting Saudi Arabia to explore burgeoning trade and investment prospects in the Kingdom.
Guy Parmelin, a Swiss Federal Councillor and head of the Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research, is leading the delegation.
Arab News caught up with the top Swiss official who highlighted the robust growth in trade between his country and Saudi Arabia in recent years. âSwiss companies are very interested in investing in the Kingdom,â Parmelin said.
Source: Swiss business leaders eye investment opportunities in Saudi Arabia