Swedish State Secretary’s visit to China

Mr. Gunnar Oom, the Swedish State Secretary for Trade, paid an official visit to China and Mongolia on 2-6 November. The focus of his visit was on mining industry.

On the day he arrived – 2 November, he attended the inauguration of the Innovative Sweden Exhibition at Tongji University in Shanghai.

The following day, Mr. Oom attended a seminar in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, on the topic of “Innovative Efficient and Safe Mining” where he made an opening speech. On 4 November, he attended bilateral meetings with the Mongolian Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Gankhuyag and the Minister of Construction and Urban Development, Ms. Baigalmaa. After that he visited the Boroo gold mine.

Mr. Oom was back in China on 5 November to attend the “China Mining Conference and Exhibition 2012” in Tianjin, where mining ministers, directors, representatives from world leading mining companies and financial experts discussed global mining development trends and strategies. Mr. Oom then opened a seminar on Swedish mining solutions “Innovative Efficient and Safe Mining – Solutions from Leading Swedish Mining Companies”.

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