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Speaker of the Macedonian Parliament visited the Riksdag

29 November 2017 klockan 13.16

Uppdated 29 November 2017 klockan 13.16

When the Speaker of the Macedonian Parliament Talat Xhaferi visited the Riksdag on 27-28 November, he was received by the Speaker of the Riksdag Urban Ahlin and also met the First Deputy Speaker Ewa Thalén Finné (Moderate Party).

Speakers Ahlin and Xhaferi by the guestbook.

Speakers Ahlin and Xhaferi by the guestbook. Photo: Melker Dahlstrand

On Monday, the Speaker of the Macedonian Parliament and his delegation were welcomed by Speaker Urban Ahlin for a meeting and dinner at which members from the Committee on Foreign Affairs and Committee on EU Affairs were present.

On 28 November, First Deputy Speaker Ewa Thalén Finné (Moderate Party) hosted a lunch with Speaker Xhaferi and his delegation, along with members of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly and the OSCE delegation. Issues such as Macedonia’s closer ties to the EU, NATO membership and migration were all discussed during this visit to the Riksdag.

Speaker Xhaferi also had the opportunity to hold an audience with H.M. Carl XVI Gustaf, meet with Minister for Foreign Affairs Margot Wallström (Social Democratic Party) and visit the Stockholm School of Economics.