Swedish royals to visit Bhutan

Carl XVI Gustaf
Carl XVI Gustaf

After British royals, it’s now turn for the European royals to make journey to see the remote country of Himalayas – Bhutan.

According to news from Sweden, Swedish King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia will pay a three-day state visit to Bhutan beginning June 8, at the invitation of the King Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuk.

A statement issued by Bhutanese foreign ministry mentioned 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.

Bhutan and Sweden established formal diplomatic ties in 1985 and one of the few European donors to Bhutan.

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