Swedish Minister Maria Larsson visited Thailand

H.E. Ms. Maria Larsson, Swedish Minister for Children and the Elderly, visited Bangkok on 30 September – 3 October. It was her first time in the country where she brought with her a business delegation consisting of Swedish companies manufacturing advanced medical technology.

During her visit, Ms. Maria Larsson met with the Minister for Social Development and Welfare, Mr. Santi Promphat and Dr. Surawit Konsomboon, the Deputy Minister for Public Health of the Royal Thai Government, as well as with representatives from the United Nations Programs and Funds, and Thai Civil Society.

Dr. Surawit and Minister Larsson gave the keynote speeches at the Swedish SymbioCare Seminar at Hotel Aethas, organized by the Swedish Trade Council and SWECARE. Accompanied by the Secretary General of Swedish Save the Children, Ms. Elisabeth Dahlin, Ms. Larsson also conducted a field trip to visit the Association for the Promotion of the Status of Women and the Pakkred Reception Home for Boys in Nonthaburi.

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