The island welcomed the Swiss Ambassador on a two-day visit.
His Excellency Dominik Furgler was accompanied by his wife, Mrs Hayam Furgler, and Rebekka Benesch, 1st Secretary for Financial and Fiscal Affairs.
During their visit, the Swiss delegation was given an overview of the Manx economy, culture and constitutional position during meetings with the Chief Minister Allan Bell, Treasury Minister Eddie Teare, Economic Development Minister John Shimmin and senior officers.
Mr Bell said: ‘I look forward to further enhancing our relationship with Switzerland. We held a series of very positive and productive discussions in which we explored a number of opportunities to develop mutually beneficial links.’