Visit: The Special Representative for Environment Issues, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Sweden Lena Ek called on Lyonchoen Tshering Tobgay yesterday in Thimphu.
The Special Representative said that a meaningful dialogue would benefit both countries in coming up with measures to combat climate change, address challenges of urbanization and support forest conservation.
They agreed that the two countries needed to cooperate on issues of mutual interests and set a role model in fighting climate change, particularly in areas of forestry and conservation.
Lyonchoen conveyed that Bhutan could draw vital lessons from Sweden’s progress and said that Bhutan has benefitted a lot from goodwill, guidance and direct support from Sweden since the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries in 1985.
Ambassador of Sweden to Bhutan Harald Sandberg and Second Secretary from the Embassy of Sweden in New Delhi Mikael Johansson accompanied Lena Ek.