Opening of the Riksdag session
The 2016/17 Riksdag session will open.
At the request of the Speaker Urban Ahlin, King Carl XVI Gustaf will declare the 2016/17 Riksdag session open. Prime Minister Stefan Löfven (Social Democratic Party) will then read the Statement of Government Policy, presenting the Government''s intended policies for the coming year.
A simultaneous interpretation of the opening of the Riksdag session is provided in English. It can be watched via the Riksdag webcast service.