State visits 2000–2009

Their Majesties The King and Queen


Incoming State visits to Sweden

Outgoing State visits



10-11 April French Republic
President and Mrs. Jacques Chirac
2-3 May Republic of Finland
President Tarja Halonen and Dr. Pentti Arajärvi
29-31 May Japan
His Imperial Majesty Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko
9-11 November Republic of Bulgaria
President Petar Stoyanov and Mrs. Antonina Stoyanova


8-11 May   Kingdom of Belgium
Their Majesties King Albert II and Queen Paola
8-11 November   Russian Federation
President and Mrs. Vladimir Putin


3-5 April   Republic of Slovenia
President and Mrs. Rudolf Schuster
5-7 November   United Mexican States
President Vicente Fox and Mrs. Martha Sahagun


25 February-
1 March
  Kingdom of Thailand
Their Majesties King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirikit
8-10 April   Romania
President and Mrs. Ion Iliescu
20-22 May Federal Republic of Germany
Federal President and Mrs. Johannes Rau
26-28 August   Republic of Finland
President Tarja Halonen and Dr. Pentti Arajärvi
7-9 October Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Their Majesties King Abdullah II bin al Hussein and Queen Rania al Abdulla


2-6 February   Socialist Republic of Vietnam
President Tran Duc Luong
7-9 February   Negara Brunei Darussalam
His Majesty the Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah
15-17 June   Republic of Slovenia
President Dr. Janez Drnovsek
7-9 September   Republic of Iceland
President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson


17-19 January   Kingdom of Thailand (official visit)
Their Majesties King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirikit
31 March-1 April Republic of Latvia
President Vaira Vike-Freiberga
14-15 September Malaysia
His Majesty King Yang Di-Pertuan Agong XII
7-12 November   Commonwealth of Australia
Governor General Michael Jeffery
21-23 March Republic of Botswana
President and Mrs. Festus Gontebanye Mogae
30 May - 1June   Republic of Turkey
President Ahmey Necdet Sezer
17 - 22 July   People's Republic of China
President Hu Jintao
24 - 27 October   Canada
Governor General Michaëlle Jean


26–29 March   Japan
Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko
9–11 May   Kingdom of Denmark
Queen Margrethe
8–10 June People's Republic of China
President Hu Jintao
11–12 September Federative Republic of Brazil
President Lula
9– 11 October Republic of Bulgaria
President Parvanov
20–22 November   Republic of Austria
President Heinz Fischer


11–12 March Romania
President Taian Basescu and Mrs. Maria Basescu
15–17 April Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
H.R.H. Grand Duke Henri and H.R.H. Grand Duccess Maria Teresa
5–7 May   Portuguese Republic
President Anibal Cavaco Silva and Mrs. Maria Cavaco Silva
20–22 May Greece – Hellenic Republic
President Karolos Papoulias
30 Sep–3 Oct   Ukraine
President Viktor Jusjtjenko and Mrs. Kateryna Jusjtjenko


24–26 March   Italian Republic
President Giorgio Napolitano and Mrs. Clio Bittoni
20–22 April   Kingdom of the Netherlands
Drottning Beatrix