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Indian descent Nila Vikhe Patil newly re-appointed as advisor in Sweden's PMO

Nila Vikhe Patil

Pune, Feb 7 (UITV) - Indian descent Nila Vikhe Patil (30) has been appointed as political advisor of Swedish Prime Minister, she will handle taxes, budgets, financial markets and housing sectors of Sweden. Along with advisory job, she has also been elected to the City Council of the Stockholm Municipal Corporation.

This is not first time, she has served as political advisor in Prime Minister's office during previous government.

Though she was born in Sweden, she spent her early years in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra (India). Nila's grandfather is Balasaheb Vikhe Patil, who was eight time MP, former Union Minister of State (Finance) and Union Cabinet Minister (Heavy Industries) Govt. of India.

Nila's father Ashok Vikhe Patil is the chairman of Vikhe Patil Foundation, which runs 102 educational institutes across Maharashtra.

Nila's tweet in Twitter


She got Bachelor's degree from Gothenburg School of Business, with Economics and Law and studied MBA in University de Complutense in Madrid.

The relations between India and Sweden are supportive to each other, Lofven's delegation visited PM Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' manufacturing summit in 2016 (as a token of support).

More than 160 Swedish companies have been established in India, so India is also an increasingly important market for Sweden. Nila's father Ashok Vikhe Patil has announced about daughter's appointment as advisor of PM (Sweden) in media conference.