The King will open the 2019/20 Riksdag session at the request of the Speaker. 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.
Invited guests only.
A simultaneous interpretation of the opening of the Riksdag session is provided in English. It can be watched via the Riksdag webcast service.
The opening of the Riksdag session will be broadcast live on the Riksdag webcast service from 1 p.m. The opening ceremony will start in the Chamber at 2 p.m. The broadcast will be interpreted into English from 2 p.m.
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.