Sweden’s Minister of Foreign Affairs will visit Bosnia on Friday, May 5. Margot Wallström will meet with a member of the Bosnian Presidency, Bakir Izetbegović, as well as advisers of the other two members, the Minister for Foreign Affairs Igor Crnadak and Chairman of the Council of Ministers, Denis Zvizdić. Minister Wallström will also meet with civil society organisations to discuss gender and LGBTI rights in Bosnia.
“The visit will confirm the strong and friendly relations between Sweden and BiH and Sweden’s continued support to the EU integration of BiH. In the areas of economic development, democracy and human rights and environment, Sweden is one of the biggest donors to BiH. The visit will also be an opportunity to discuss regional cooperation, the socioeconomic development and free and equal rights for all, including for women. Minister Wallström will underline the importance of transparency and inclusiveness in the political dialogue in order to ensure the democratic stability,” said the Swedish Embassy in Sarajevo.