​​​In an official visit in May 2011, the Saudi Minister of Health Mr. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Rabiah, accompanied by

 a delegation from Health Ministry, was received by H.E Mr. Goran Häglund, Minister of Health and Social Affairs in Sweden. The bilateral - relation between the two countries and ways to promote it were among several issues brought up in this meeting. H.E has visited as well many Swedish institutions.


On this occasion, a speech was given by H.E Ambassador Dr. Abdulrahman Gdaia to welcome H.E the Saudi Minister and the delegation. H.E Ambassador Dr. Gdaia emphasized that this visit reflects the interest of the Saudi Government to pursuit strengthening and expanding the Saudi - Swedish relations in all fields, particularly in the field of health and access to the Sweden's leading experience in this field. These high level visits provide a strong impetus to our bilateral engagement.