S Jaishankar meets Sweden’s Defence, Foreign Ministers during his Stockholm trip
During his visit to Stockholm, Sweden, External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar held a meeting with the Defense Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden.
Purpose of meetings
Discuss bilateral relations
Strengthen diplomatic ties
To explore opportunities for cooperation between India and Sweden in defense and foreign affairs.
Highlights of the meeting
Discussion on enhancing overall bilateral relations between India and Sweden including areas such as trade, investment, defense cooperation and cultural exchanges.
Defense cooperation, joint military exercises, defense equipment procurement and sharing of defense technologies discussed in the meeting with the Defense Minister of Sweden.
The discussions included issues of regional and global security concern, counter-terrorism efforts and information sharing to address common security challenges.
Foreign Affairs and Diplomacy
Discussion on regional and global issues of mutual interest, multilateral cooperation and coordination on matters such as climate change, sustainable development goals and human rights.
Economic and trade relations
Ways were explored to enhance economic and trade ties between India and Sweden including investment opportunities, technology partnership and trade facilitation.
Cultural and people-to-people exchanges
The meetings emphasized the importance of cultural exchanges, academic cooperation and people-to-people interactions to deepen mutual understanding and strengthen ties between the two countries.
It is located on the Scandinavian Peninsula in northern Europe.
The ancient name of the country was Svitiod.
Prime Minister - Ulf Kristersson
Capital - Stockholm
Currency - Swedish krona
King - Carl XVI Gustaf
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