King and Queen host lunch for Nordic Council

Kungaparet och Kronprinsessan tillsammans med, från vänster, Finlands statsminister Matti Vanhanen, Danmarks statsminister Lars Løkke Rasmussen, Islands statsminister Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir, Norges statsminister Jens Stoltenberg, samt näringsminister och vice statsminister Maud Olofsson. Foto: David Sica/Stella Pictures

The King and Queen and Crown Princess with, from left, Finland’s Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen; Denmark’s Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen; Iceland’s Prime Minister Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir; Norway’s Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg, and Swedish Minister for Enterprise and Energy and Deputy Prime Minister Maud Olofsson. Photo: David Sica/Stella Pictures

On Tuesday 27 October, The King and Queen hosted a lunch for the members of the Nordic Council at the Royal Palace in Stockholm. The Crown Princess also attended the lunch.
The 61st session of the Nordic Council is being held 27-29 October.

The Nordic Council was established in 1952. It has 87 elected members, from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, as well as from the three autonomous regions; the Faroe Islands, Greenland and Åland.