Friday, July 19

Eighteenth round of Bilateral Political Consultations between Pakistan and Sweden

Ministry of Foreign Affairs 
(Office of the Spokesperson)
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PRESS RELEASE
No. 110/2024

*Eighteenth round of Bilateral Political Consultations between Pakistan and Sweden*

Pakistan and Sweden held the 18th round of Bilateral Political Consultations in Islamabad on 26 June 2024. Additional Foreign Secretary (Europe), Ambassador Shafqat Ali Khan, led the Pakistani side, while the Swedish side was headed by Ambassador Dag Juhlin-Dannfelt, Director General and Head of the Global Department of the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs. 

The two sides reviewed the entire gamut of bilateral cooperation covering political relations, trade and investment, education, and people-to-people contacts. Expressing satisfaction at the trajectory of Pakistan-Sweden relations, the two sides agreed to strengthen bilateral cooperation  and to forge a broad-based relationship anchored in robust economic cooperation.

The Swedish side also briefed the Pakistani side on the steps taken to promote interfaith harmony in Sweden. 

Important regional and global developments also came under discussion. The two sides agreed to coordinate on all issues of mutual interest at the multilateral fora, including the UN and the EU.

Director General Dag also called on the Foreign Secretary and exchanged views on strengthening Pakistan-Sweden bilateral relationship. 

Pakistan and Sweden are celebrating the 75th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations. 

Islamabad
26 June 2024Pakistan and Sweden held the 18th round of Bilateral Political Consultations in Islamabad on 26 June 2024. Additional Foreign Secretary (Europe), Ambassador Shafqat Ali Khan, led the Pakistani side, while the Swedish side was headed by Ambassador Dag Juhlin-Dannfelt, Director General and Head of the Global Department of the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs.

The two sides reviewed the entire gamut of bilateral cooperation covering political relations, trade and investment, education, and people-to-people contacts. Expressing satisfaction at the trajectory of Pakistan-Sweden relations, the two sides agreed to strengthen bilateral cooperation and to forge a broad-based relationship anchored in robust economic cooperation.

The Swedish side also briefed the Pakistani side on the steps taken to promote interfaith harmony in Sweden.

Important regional and global developments also came under discussion. The two sides agreed to coordinate on all issues of mutual interest at the multilateral fora, including the UN and the EU.

Director General Dag also called on the Foreign Secretary and exchanged views on strengthening Pakistan-Sweden bilateral relationship.

Pakistan and Sweden are celebrating the 75th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations.

Editor: kamran Raja