Swedish King to Visit Indonesia in May

Sonya Michaella    •    22 Maret 2017 15:57 WIB
Swedish King to Visit Indonesia in May
Swedish King CarlXVI Gustaf (Photo:AFP/Hendrik Schmidt)

Metrotvnews.com, Jakarta: Swedish media has reported that Swedish King Carl XVI Gustaf will visit Indonesia on March 22-24, 2017.

The visit will strengthen bilateral cooperation. The visit will also expand economic, social and cultural cooperation.

Swedish Energy Minister Ibrahim Baylan visited Indonesia last month. He proposed renewable energy cooperation.

Indonesian Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) head Thomas Lembong visited Sweden earlier this week. He offered various investment opportunities.

Sweden and Indonesia have established diplomatic relations since 1950.

Sweden-Indonesia trade reached USD670 million last year. Swedish investment into Indonesia reached USD12.4 million in the past five years.