India and Switzerland Sign Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement
A protocol amending the existing Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement was signed here today between Republic of India and Swiss Federal Council. The Signing ceremony was held at the Ministry of Finance, North Block, New Delhi. The protocol was signed for the Republic of India by Shri Pranab Mukherjee, Finance Minister while the Swiss Federal Council Foreign Minister, Ms. Micheline Calmy-Rey signed for the other side. Shri Ashok Chawla, Finance Secretary, Shri Sunil Mitra, Revenue Secretary, Dr. Kaushik Basu, Chief Economic Advisor from Indian side and Ambassador Philippe Welti, Ambassador George Marlin amonth others were present from Swiss side.