Swedish ambassador calls on Speaker
DHAKA, Feb 4, 2021 (BSS) – The Ambassador of Sweden to Bangladesh,
Alexandra Berg von Linde, today paid a courtesy call on the Jatiya
Sangsad (JS) Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury at the latter’s JS
During the meeting, the issues related to the celebration of the
golden jubilee of Bangladesh’s independence, the COVID-19 situation,
the current status of the COVID-19 vaccine, the development of
bilateral relations, Bangladesh’s progress in implementing the
Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), climate change and environmental
protection came up in the discussion.
Terming Sweden as an old and worthy friend of Bangladesh, the
Speaker said that Bangladesh’s bilateral relation with Sweden is very
She hoped that the bilateral relations between the two countries
would be further strengthened in the future.
Alexandra Berg von Linde said the steps taken by Bangladesh to
tackle climate change and efforts to keep the wheel of Bangladesh’s
economy active amid the COVID-19 are very commendable.
The ambassador hoped that this trend of progress in Bangladesh will continue.
Senior officials of the parliament secretariat were also present on