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Annual Political Consultations between Pakistan and Sweden were held in Stockholm on 26th November 2014. Ms. Helena Sangeland, Head of Department for Asia and Pacific Region of the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Mr. Nadeem Riyaz, Additional Secretary (Europe) led their respective delegations.

During the delegation level talks, the entire gamut of bilateral relations was discussed. Both sides agreed to further strengthen the existing ties in political, parliamentary, economic and culture areas. It was also decided to further enhance institutional linkages in education and explore new avenues of cooperation.

Pakistan and Sweden would explore possibilities for furthering relations in areas of energy, renewable energy and Green technology.

The discussions also provided an opportunity for a frank and candid exchange of views on regional and global issues of mutual interest.

It was agreed that the next Round of Consultations will be held in Islamabad in 2015.

26 November 2014

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