Royal visit: Another Royal Couple, Their Majesties King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden will pay a three-day state visit to Bhutan beginning June 8, at the invitation of His Majesty The King.

A press release from the foreign ministry stated that the Swedish monarchs will be accompanied by representatives from the government and number of Swedish companies. This will be the first state visit from Sweden to Bhutan.

“The state visit is an opportunity to strengthen political, economic and cultural ties between Bhutan and Sweden,” the press release stated.

Environment, sustainable development and combating climate change are some areas of common interest between the two countries.

Bhutan and Sweden established formal diplomatic ties in 1985.

Staff Reporter