Visit of Federal Councillor Johann Schneider-Ammann

On Saturday, 16th of May 2015, Johann Schneider-Ammann, Federal Councillor, will be visiting Bangalore with a delegation of representatives of Swiss commerce, industry and finance. This visit also marks the first visit of a Federal Councillor to the Consulate General of Switzerland in Bangalore.

In Bangalore the CTI market validation camp will be inaugurated by Mr. Schneider-Ammann and the head of CTI, Mr. Walter Steinlin. More information about the CTI camp can be found here. The Federal Councillor will visit various organizations in Bangalore (business and academic), to strengthen the cooperation between India and Switzerland on a variety of levels. The delegation will conclude its short visit with a dinner reception hosted by the Consulate General of Switzerland.


Johann Schneider-Ammann
As head of the Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research (EAER), Federal Councillor Johann Schneider-Ammann is one of the seven members of the Federal Council, Switzerland’s cabinet.

Before taking up his position as head of the EAER on 1 November 2010, Johann Schneider-Ammann was a member of the National Council for eleven years for the FDP.The Liberals. During this time he was a member of the Committee for Economic Affairs and Taxation.

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