MoD State Secretary Koštoval in Sweden
04.03.2014 / 08:19
State Secretary of the Ministry of Defence of the Czech Republic Mr. Daniel Koštoval visited together with the representatives of DSIA/AOBP Sweden on March 5 – 7, 2014.
The State Secretary hold talks with the State Secretary of the MoD of Sweden Mr. Carl von der Esch on possibilities of deepening the mutual cooperation within the defence and security field, he was shortly received by the Minister of Defence Mrs. Karin Enström and had a meeting with the Chairman of the Defence Committee of Riksdag Mr. Peter Hultqvist on March 5-6. Later on March 6 Mr. Koštoval met the Director General of the Swedish Defence Research Agency, FOI, Mr. Jan-Olof Lind and he was briefed on the work of the agency and visited the flight simulator there which cooperates with the similar flight simulator centre in Pardubice. The possibilities of mutual academic cooperation were discussed together with the Vice-chancellor of the National Defence College FHS Dr. Romulo Enmark the same day.
Mr. Koštoval was joined by the representatives of the Czech Defence and Security Industry Association DSIA/AOBP (http://www.aobp.cz/en/english/home-page) and the representatives of the Czech defence industry (members of DSIA/AOBP http://www.aobp.cz/en/english/dsia-members) during his visit of Sweden. On March 6, Mr. Koštoval met the acting Secretary General of the Swedish Security and Defence Industry Association SOFF Mr. Niklas Alm and together with him opened the Czech – Swedish Industry Seminar where the representatives of DSIA/AOBP were presented. The representatives of the Czech industry visited FMV as well, and were briefed at the Embassy of the Czech Republic.
On March 7 the whole delegation visited SAAB in Linköping.