The Speaker is the Riksdag's principal representative, and as such directs and organises the Riksdag's work procedures.

The Speaker's tasks include presiding over the meetings of the Chamber. He is assisted by three Deputy Speakers.

Urban Ahlin has been the Speaker of the Riksdag since the parliamentary elections in 2014.

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The Speaker received the Chairman of the Ukrainian Parliament

On 16 November, the Speaker of the Riksdag Urban Ahlin received the Chairman of the Ukrainian Parliament Volodymyr Groysman, together with a delegation, at the Riksdag.

Comment by the Speaker on the terror attacks in Paris

"France has been the target of appalling acts of terror. It is with sorrow and dismay that my thoughts go to all the victims and their families. It is with anger that I condemn the attacks. Condolences are now being sent to the Presidents of the French Senate and the National Assembly in order to express my deep sympathy with a France in sorrow, together with my condemnation of this violence", says the Speaker Urban Ahlin.

The Speaker receives the President of Tunisia

On Wednesday 4 November, the Speaker Urban Ahlin received the President of Tunisia Béji Caïd Essebsi, who was on a state visit to Sweden.

Press officials

If you are a journalist with questions about the Speaker, please contact the Speaker’s Press Secretary.

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The Speaker and the Deputy Speakers

Press photos of the Speaker and Deputy Speakers will be available together with other photos from the Riksdag.