Mukherjee greets Swiss Confederation on its National Day

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee has extended greetings to the government and the people of the Swiss Confederation on the eve of their National Day. "On behalf of the government, the people of India and on my own behalf, it is with great pleasure that I extend warm greetings and felicitations to Your Excellency and to the people of the Swiss Confederation on the occasion of your National Day," Mukherjee said in a message to Swiss Confederation President Johann N. Schneider-Ammann. "Historically India and Switzerland have shared warm and cordial relations, and the recent visit to Switzerland of India's Prime Minister underlines that friendship. I am confident that our governments will strive to work together to advance our friendly ties to the mutual benefit of our two peoples," Mukherjee said.