Prime Minister of Bangladesh visited Sweden

On 15–16 June, Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina visited Sweden on the first official visit at heads of government level between the countries. Prime Minister Stefan Löfven received Ms Hasina for bilateral talks on the Global Deal, broader cooperation between the countries and human rights.

Stefan Löfven and Sheikh Hasina
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven recived Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Photo: Fredrik Sandberg/TT

Ms Hasina also had talks with Minister for International Development Cooperation and Climate Isabella Lövin and Minister for Justice and Migration Morgan Johansson. She also held talks with First Deputy Speaker of the Riksdag Tobias Billström and took part in a business seminar attended by by representatives of Swedish and Bangladeshi companies and Swedish trade unions.

Joint Statement between Sweden and the People's Republic of Bangladesh (pdf)