Swedish Minister for Environment visits Beijing

The Swedish Minister for the Environment Lena Ek will make an official visit to Beijing, Shanghai and Wuxi on May 26-31.

An extended Memorandum of Understanding on environmental  cooperation was signed by Minister Lena Ek and her counterpart, Minister of Environmental Protection, Mr. Zhou Shengxian, in correlation to former Prime Minister Wen Jiabao’s visit to Sweden in April 2012. During Ek’s visit to China, discussions on further Sino-Swedish collaboration in the field will be held in bilateral meetings.

Minister Ek will meet with Swedish companies in China to discuss how Sino-Swedish cooperation can contribute to a sustainable development. The Minister will also speak at a Sino-Swedish match-making seminar on environmental technology.

On Tuesday May 28 users of the Chinese micro blog platform Sina Weibo will have the opportunity to ask questions to Minister Ek on the topic of “Swedish Environment and Green Technology”.


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