TEHRAN, June 18 (Xinhua) -- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will pay official visits to Switzerland and Austria in the coming weeks, an official with presidential office announced on Monday, according to Tasnim news agency.
Heading a high-ranking political and economic delegation, Rouhani will visit Switzerland at the official invitation of his Swiss counterpart, Alain Berset, said Parviz Esmaeili, Iran's deputy head of communications and information at the presidential office.
Rouhani will hold talks with Berset on the bilateral relations and sign a number of cooperation agreements in political, economic and cultural fields, said Esmaeili.
During his two-day trip to Switzerland, Rouhani will also attend a meeting with Iranian expatriates in the European country, he said.
The Iranian president will leave Bern for the Austrian capital Vienna for talks on bilateral ties as well as the international issues.