Swedish Ambassador Calls on Pakistan’s Foreign Minister, Discuss Bilateral Ties

Tue Dec 19 2023
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ISLAMABAD: Swedish Ambassador to Pakistan Henrik Persson on Tuesday called on Pakistan’s caretaker Foreign Minister Jalil Abbas Jilani here in Islamabad and discussed bilateral relations as well as matters of mutual interest.

In the meeting, they agreed to further expand bilateral cooperation in all areas including politics, economy, and trade. They also discussed the regional and international developments.

It is to be noted that Pakistan and Sweden have long-standing relations and regular contacts between the two sides.

Pakistan, Sweden Agree to Promote Bilateral Dialogue

In November, Pakistan and Sweden agreed to promote bilateral dialogue and mutually beneficial cooperation and engagement.

It was decided at the 17th round of Pakistan-Sweden Bilateral Political Consultations held in Stockholm.

The two countries reviewed the entire range of bilateral ties, including political, educational, economic, trade, and investment. They expressed confidence in the trajectory of bilateral cooperation, noting that in 2024, Pakistan and Sweden would celebrate 75 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations.

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