Kidnapping of two Swiss citizens – statement by the FDFA

Bern, Press release, 02.08.2011

The FDFA has noted various new information published in the media regarding the two Swiss citizens kidnapped in Pakistan. The FDFA does not comment on such information.

As mentioned in its communiqué of 2 July 2011, the FDFA has established an inter-departmental task force which coordinates the activities of the services involved, notably the Federal Police (Fedpol) and the Federal Intelligence Service. The services responsible are pursuing their efforts to ensure that the two Swiss citizens return to Switzerland safely.  

Further information:

FDFA statement of 2 July 2011 (de)

Address for enquiries:

Information FDFA
Bundeshaus West
CH-3003 Bern
Tel.: (+41) 031 322 31 53
Fax: (+41) 031 324 90 47


Federal Department of Foreign Affairs