The State Minister at Ministry of International Cooperation, Dr. Sumaya Akad, discussed with the Swedish Ambassador to Sudan, Hanns Henrik, the new Swedish strategy for development cooperation. The minister said that the meeting has tackled issues of concern to Sweden which come due to national strategy of the state. She affirmed the importance of support and empowerment of women to enhance their developmental needs, education and health. The Minister called for holding joint meetings between Swedish Agency and beneficiaries of Swedish support and working to strengthen peace and to promote the woman sectors. The Swedish affirmed the support of his country for environmental projects, climate change and agriculture. He referred to similarity in the visions of his country with Sudan in all developmental fields, pledging to cooperate with the Sudanese development partner for implementing projects that will be agree about between two countries. He indicated that the country program that was signed between Sudan and United Nations Population Fund will enable Sudan to benefit from this support.