On Wednesday 11 June, The King and Queen and The Crown Princess Couple held an audience with Minister for Foreign Affairs Carl Bildt and Head of the Protocol Department Caroline Vicini at the Royal Palace of Stockholm.
During the meeting, they discussed the planning for the coming year's state visits and official visits.
State visits are exchanges of visits between heads of state, and signify good relationships between Sweden and the foreign nation. The Ministry for Foreign Affairs makes suggestions for state visits. Find out more about state visits here.