Opening of the Riksdag session
The 2017/18 Riksdag session will open.
At the request of the Speaker Urban Ahlin, King Carl XVI Gustaf will declare the 2017/18 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.
The simultaneous interpretation is not an authorised translation. In the case of differences between the interpretation and what originally was said by each of the speakers in the debate, please check against the delivery of the original speaker.