Royal visit from Sweden
Their Majesties King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden will pay a three day state visit to Bhutan beginning on 8th June, at the invitation of His Majesty The King. The delegation will include representatives from the Swedish government and a number of Swedish companies. This is the first state visit from Sweden to Bhutan. The state visit is an opportunity to strengthen the political, economic and cultural ties between Bhutan and Sweden. The two countries have common interests, including their commitment to the environment, sustainable development and to combating climate change. Diplomatic relations between Bhutan and Sweden were established in 1985.