On June 15-16th, Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven received Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in Stockholm. The Prime Ministers shared experiences about their commitments to Global Deal and agreed on further collaboration in realizing the Global Deal framework for decent work, increased productivity and inclusive growth. Both ministers were positive to the commitments that Bangladesh has made under the Global Deal, in particular the most recent contribution which is a pilot project on social dialogue in the ready-made garment sector.
While in Sweden, Prime Minister Hasina also participated in a Business Dialogue in which Global Deal was discussed, with attendance from H&M, The Swedish Trade Union Confederation, and Ambassador to the Global Deal, among others.
For more information and details about the visit, please see the Prime Minister’s joint statement.