EAM Jaishankar visits Stockholm, meets Swedish parliament speaker Norlen


During his visit to Sweden, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met Andreas Norlen, the Speaker of the Swedish Parliament Riksdag, in Stockholm on Monday morning. The two leaders are discussing their respective regions and exchanging views on the parliamentary democracies of India and Sweden.

Taking to Twitter, Jaishankar posted, “Met Dr Andreas Norlen, Speaker of the Riksdag of Sweden this morning. Welcomed contacts between our two Parliamentary democracies. Also exchanged perspectives on our respective regions.”

Jaishankar had arrived in Sweden for a three-day visit to participate in the EU Indo-Pacific Ministerial. During his stay, he engaged with the Indian diaspora in Sweden on Sunday, discussing the ongoing transformations taking place in India. Furthermore, he provided updates on the progress in the bilateral relationship between India and Sweden, highlighting the significant milestone of 75 years of diplomatic ties between the two nations.

“Delighted to interact with the Indian Community in Sweden. Apprised them of the progress in our bilateral relationship as we mark 75 years of diplomatic ties. Sweden is valued as a member of the EU, a Nordic partner and a fellow multilateralist. Spoke about the transformations underway in India that enhance our global profile and create opportunities for Indians abroad,” tweeted Jaishankar.