Pakistan, Sweden review entire gamut of bilateral cooperation

Foreign OfficePakistan, Sweden review entire gamut of bilateral cooperation

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Pakistan and Sweden held the 18th Round of Bilateral Political Consultations in Islamabad on Wednesday.

The Additional Foreign Secretary (Europe) Ambassador Shafqat Ali Khan led the Pakistani side while the Swedish side was headed by the Director General and Head of the Global Department of the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs Ambassador Dag Juhlin-Dannfelt.


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.

Ambassador Dag Juhlin-Dannfelt also called on the Foreign Secretary Muhammad Syrus Sajjad Qazi and exchanged views on strengthening Pakistan-Sweden bilateral relationship.

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

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