Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain says government believes in freedom of expression and highly values human rights as enshrined in the Constitution.
The Minister said Pakistan attaches great importance to its relations with Sweden which are based on commonality of views and shared interest of democratic pluralism.
He said Pakistan is a modern democratic state where judiciary is independent and media is pro-actively playing its role of watch dog.
Fawad Chaudhry said business and investment environment has gained momentum in the country due to improved security situation.
Ms Annika Ben David expressed his country's desire to enhance trade ties with Pakistan and promote business contacts between the two countries.