The King with Chairman Yu Zhengsheng in Princess Sibylla's Apartments at the Royal Palace of Stockholm. Photo: royalcourt.se
On Monday 3 June, The King held an audience with Yu Zhengsheng, Chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference and a member of the Central Politburo Standing Committee.
Chairman Yu Zhengsheng's official visit to Sweden on 1-4 June also included meetings with Speaker Per Westerberg and Minister for Foreign Affairs Carl Bildt. Minister for Trade Ewa Björling took part in a visit to Hammarby Sjöstad. In Gothenburg, Chairman Yu Zhengsheng carried out a number of company visits, and County Governor Lars Bäckström hosted a lunch with representatives from Swedish industry. The delegation also included a number of key representatives from the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) and Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Song Tao.