Press release from Ministry for Foreign Affairs

State Visit from the Netherlands


The King and Queen of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima, will pay a State Visit to Sweden on 11–13 October 2022 at the invitation of His Majesty the King.

The visit will reaffirm and advance the excellent and long-standing relations between Sweden and the Netherlands dating back to the 17th century. The countries are working together to make Europe greener, more resilient and economically stronger. The State Visit will focus on issues such as green innovation, including the energy transition and life sciences, maritime relations and gender equality. Other areas that may be addressed include the countries’ shared values and solutions to present and future challenges.

The State Visit to Stockholm and Gothenburg will last three days.

Further information about the programme, participants and media accreditation will be published closer to the date of the visit.

Press contact

Boel Lindbergh
Head of the International Press Centre, Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Phone +46 8 405 50 08
Mobile +46 72 735 50 08
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Rebecca von Schreeb
Desk Officer, Europe Department
Phone +46 8 405 25 60
Mobile +46 70 210 43 97
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