Meeting with the Governor of the Stockholm County

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Meeting with the Governor of the Stockholm County


On 24 June 2014, Ambassador Somchai Charanasomboon was invited, together with several Ambassadors, by the Governor of the Stockholm County, Ms. Chris Heister, to visit her residence, the Tessin Palace, situated in the Old Town opposite the Royal Palace.

The Governor made a short presentation of the Stockholm County, the largest county in Sweden in terms of population: 2.1 million people live here and population growth is one of the highest in Europe.

Several representatives of the County Administrative Board participated in the meeting. Mr Mats Hedenström, Head of the Regional Growth Department, presented the main challenges of the Stockholm region in the following fields: infrastructure, housing, innovative strength, climate impact and labour market and skills supply.

The meeting was followed by a reception and by sightseeing in the magnificent Tessin palace.