Their Majesties King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden arrived in Mumbai on Wednesday, December 4 which marked Their Majesties' first visit to Mumbai. This was the second leg of Their Majesties’ 5-day State Visit to India at the invitation of President Ram Nath Kovind.
As a part of the #SwedenIndiaSambandh campaign, the Consulate General of Sweden, Mumbai associated with the Rise Against Hunger India (RAHI) to lit up the iconic 5.6 km Bandra–Worli Sea Link from Dec 2-4 in blue and yellow, the colors of the Swedish flag to welcome Their Majesties in Mumbai. The lighting up of the sea link denoted India being in support of Sweden's business, cultural and sustainable environmental ideology.
“I am honored to welcome Their Majesties to Mumbai. This visit provided a further boost to the already excellent relations between Sweden and India which are based on shared values and goals. The enthusiasm and concrete measure for engagement between the two is growing on all fronts - governments, businesses and also between people. And this is the basis of our #SwedenIndiaSambandh campaign,” said Ms. Anna Lekvall, Consul General of Sweden in Mumbai.