Saudi Shoura Council visits Swedish parliament, meets committees
A delegation from the Shoura Council, headed by assistant to the Speaker of the Council, Hanan bint Abdulrahim Al-Ahmadi, visited the Swedish Parliament and held several meetings with Swedish officials to discuss issues of mutual concern on Friday.
During the visit, the Saudi delegation met with the Gender Equality Committee and discussed several issues of common interest between the two countries, especially parliamentary relations.
They also reviewed the Kingdom's efforts to empower women by giving them leadership positions, within the framework of the goals of the Kingdom's Vision 2030.
Elsewhere on Friday, the delegation held a meeting with the head of the Swedish Parliament's delegation to the Inter-Parliamentary Union, Arin Karapet.
The meeting touched on bilateral parliamentary relations and the importance of strengthening parliamentary cooperation through the exchange of parliamentary visits.
The meeting also reviewed the Kingdom's efforts to support peace, dialogue, and stability in the region and the world.
The Shoura delegation also held a meeting with the parliament's Trade and Industry Committee, headed by Vice-Chairman Elisabeth Thand Ringqvist.
The two sides discussed aspects of investment and trade cooperation between Saudi Arabia and Sweden, namely in the technical, technological, innovative, and startups aspects.