In connection with all the messages of congratulations received, The King has issued the following message:
"My heartfelt thanks for all the kind greetings and congratulations I have received in connection with my 40th jubilee. I would like to express my gratitude to all of you.
"I am also delighted that the royal foundations for research, education and young leadership have received such generous donations towards their work."
You can find out more about The King's 40 years on the throne at www.kungahuset.se/theking40.