Swiss president expresses gratitude to Swiss Abroad
In a Swiss National Day address to Swiss citizens who live in another country, Ueli Maurer, who holds the rotating Swiss presidency this year, stresses shared Swiss values.
The Swiss president traditionally records a message to Switzerland’s expat community as part of the country’s August 1 celebrations.
Maurer used the occasion to underline the importance of the Swiss Abroad in representing Switzerland and its values, such as "punctuality, reliability, modesty and hard work".
Watch the 1 August speech by Ueli Maurer, 2019 Swiss President on SwissInfo.ch here >