The start of the new parliamentary working year, the 2021/22 Riksdag session.
At 12.45 p.m. the webcast from the opening of the Riksdag session will start. The guests will arrive at Riksplan.
At 2 p.m. the opening ceremony in the Chamber will start. At the request of the Speaker Andreas Norlén, H.M. The King will declare the 2021/22 Riksdag session open. Prime Minister Stefan Löfven (Social Democratic Party) will then deliver the Statement of Government Policy, outlining the policies the Government intends to pursue during the coming year.
The ceremony will be interpreted into English from 2 p.m.
The opening of the 2021 Riksdag session
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, please check against the delivery of the original speaker.