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  • Press Releases 10-08-2017

    • Chandigarh August 10: Both Haryana and Switzerland has agreed to explore the possibilities of signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for imparting training to the students in the field of Hotel Management so that maximum youth could be provided employment in the booming hotel industry. 
    • A five-member delegation of Switzerland led by Mr Bruno Sauter, Deputy Minister for  Economic Affairs and Labour, Zurich, Switzerland who called on Chief Minister Mr  Manohar  Lal here today evinced keen interest in mutual cooperation with Haryana in the fields of Information Technology (IT), Education, Agriculture, Financial Services and Sports. 
    • Haryana Education and Tourism Minister, Mr Ram Bilas Sharma and Finance Minister, Capt. Abhimanyu was also present in the meeting. 
    • Mr Manohar Lal said that study centres in both Haryana and Switzerland imparting specialized courses should be promoted. He said that the Institute of Hotel Management, Panipat is among the best institute of the country with good placement record.   Mr Bruno said once the MOU is signed, the students from Haryana could easily get admissions in various specialized courses of six months to one year duration in Hotel Management in reputed Universities of Switzerland. Those students who intend to pursue hotel management courses but are unable   to come to Switzerland, arrangement of online training could also be made for such students and this would be economical for them. Apart from this, the Swiss faculty would also visit the Hotel Management Institutes in Haryana to deliever special lectures. 
    • Mr Bruno said that Switzerland which is relatively a smaller country having population of eight million people is well known for tourism industry and its specialization in the fields of IT, education, financial services and milk production. He that   large number of students from Haryana came here for pursuing studies in Hotel Management. He also described Haryana as a favorite tourist destination.
    • Among those present in the meeting included members of delegation namely Mr Karkus Traber, Deputy Minister of Traffic, Mrs Corinne Wyer, Foreign Affairs Director, Mr Amar Kavi, Indo Swiss Representative and also Founder and Chairman of European Education and Research Council, Mr Srini, Chief Technology Officer of Fejlett Technologies and other senior officers of the State Government. 
    • Earlier, the delegation also called on Haryana Education and Tourism Minister, Mr Ram Bilas Sharma and Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Minister, Mr O.P Dhankar and discussed various issues of mutual interest. Mr Sharma offered Switzerland to become the partner country in the Surajkund International Crafts Mela scheduled to be held in Surajkund, Faridabad in the month of February 2018. He said that this Craft Mela provides an appropriate platform to the artisans of different countries to showcase their talent. 

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