In Stockholm, Qatar's ambassador to Sweden Sheikha Moza bint Nasser al-Thani hosted a reception on the occasion of Qatar National Day. The reception was attended by State Secretary to the Minister for Business, Industry and Innovation Emil Hogberg (the guest of honour), the Second Deputy Speaker of the Swedish Parliament, head of the diplomatic security service, members of Stockholm municipality, heads of the Arab and foreign diplomatic missions accredited to Sweden, as well as representatives of government institutions, local and foreign media, the Swedish community and Arab communities in Stockholm.
The State Secretary to the Minister for Business, Industry and Innovation underlined the depth of the Qatari-Swedish relations and said that the Kingdom of Sweden looks forwards further partnership with Qatar at all levels. The Qatari ambassador welcomed the attendees and stressed the developing bilateral relations between the two countries.
The reception included a film on the Qatari heritage and the economic and cultural renaissance in Qatar.