Their Majesties King Karl 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.
A Foreign Ministry release said 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 Sweden were established in 1985.
At the same time a short release by the Ministry of Information and Communication said that the Princess of Thailand, Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn will be visiting Bhutan from 23rd May to 26th May 2016.