The Match Making Conference organized by ICLD, a part of Swedish International Development Agency, was attended by delegates from various municipalities of Sweden along with the officials and stakeholders of the Kochi Municipal Corporation. The Municipal Corporation Programme, consequent to this symposium, was initiated as the Municipalities of Sweden signed a memorandum of understanding with the Kochi Municipal Corporation.

As a result of this match making journey from Varmland to Cochin arranged by ICLD, a memorandum of understanding was signed between the delegates from the respective cities of Cochin and Varmland.

A first step to emphasize on the will to further discuss and elaborate future cooperation between both the cities, a letter of intent had been exchanged. The association will focus on health and medical care with an aim to establish future collaboration of mutual concern.

c-hed has been coordinating this association and is in its initial stage.