On 16 January 2020, Lao Ambassador to the Kingdom of Sweden Bounliep HOUNGVONGSONE presented his credential to King Carl XVI Gustaf of the Kingdom of Sweden
H.E Bounliep HOUNGVONGSONE presented credentials to His Royal king Carl XVI GUSTAFof Sweden to assume a post as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Lao PDR to Sweden. The Lao Ambassador has his office based in Stockholm, Sweden.
On the occassion of this ceremony, King Carl XVI Gustaf, has express his congratulated Mr. Bounliep HOUNGVONGSONE upon his presentation of credentials to serve his diplomatic mission in Sweden. The Sweden king considered Mr. Bounliep’s appointment to the post as a contribution to enhancing the friendship relations and cooperation between the two countries. The king also expressed satisfaction and happiness to learn that the relations and cooperation between Laos and Sweden has been enhanced and fruitful especially and interested in preventing on the forestry and environment.
During talks with the Sweden king, the Lao Ambassador designate conveyed warm greetings and best wishes from President Bounnhang VORACHIT to the Sweden King and the Sweden king asked the Lao Ambassador to convey his best wishes to the President of the Lao PDR. On behalf of the government and the entire Lao people, Lao Ambassador has expressed gratitude and thanks from the leaders and government of the Lao PDR for the priceless support and assistance of the Sweden government and people to the socio-economic development in the Lao PDR.
Laos established diplomatic relations with the Kingdom of Sweden on 10 October, 1964and to boost the friendly relations and cooperation between the two countries.