Swiss Foreign Minister’s Gift To S Jaishankar: Mission To The Sun Watch Sparks Interest In India’s Space Mission

Swiss Foreign Minister’s Gift to S Jaishankar: Mission to the Sun Watch Sparks Interest in India’s Space Mission.

Swiss Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis presents S Jaishankar with a unique ‘Mission to the Sun’ watch during his visit to India.

Explore the significance of this gift and its connection to India’s Aditya L1 space mission.

Mission to the Sun Watch: Foreign Minister of Switzerland gave a unique gift to S Jaishankar, the gift has a direct connection with the space mission.

Mission to the Sun Watch. Swiss Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis is on a visit to India. On Monday (6 February) he met External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar. They met at Hyderabad House in Delhi.

Discussed to further strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries. At the same time, Ignazio Cassis has gifted a watch ‘Mission to the Sun’ Swatch (M) to S Jaishankar.

Many issues were discussed between the leaders of the two countries.

Giving information about this meeting, S Jaishankar posted on social media X, “Pleased to welcome Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis.

Following the celebration of the 75th year of the India-Switzerland Friendship Treaty last year, further strengthening of our bilateral relations was discussed.

Views were exchanged on regional and international issues, including the conflict in Ukraine. Thank him for gifting the ‘Mission to the Sun’ watch. India is living up to this through the Aditya L1 mission.


S Jaishankar mentioned Aditya L1 mission.

Last month (06 January) Aditya L1 was placed in its orbit. Let us tell you that Aditya-L-1 is the first Indian observatory to be established in space to study the Sun.

On September 2 last year, the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C57) took off with ‘Aditya’ from the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota.

Why is ‘Mission to the Sun’ watch special?

This is a unique watch received as a gift by the Foreign Minister. The Omega X watch has been designed in such a way that it can be worn even on the moon.

NASA astronaut Buzz Aldrin stepped on the Moon wearing this company’s watch (Omega Speedmaster) on July 20, 1969.

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