Farewell audiences for foreign ambassadors

The King and Queen with Finland's ambassador Liisa Talonpoika.

The King and Queen with Finland's ambassador Liisa Talonpoika. Photo: Sara Friberg/The Royal Court of Sweden

On Tuesday 31 August, The King held farewell audiences with ambassadors from Norway, Finland, Egypt and Latvia prior to the envoys' departure from Sweden.

The King received the following ambassadors in Princess Sibylla's Apartments at the Royal Palace:

  • Ambassador Liisa Talonpoika from Finland
  • Ambassador Christian Ulrik Syse from Norway
  • Ambassador Alaa Mohamed Salaheldin Hegazy from Egypt
  • Ambassador Margers Krams from Latvia

In keeping with tradition, The Queen attended the farewell audiences with the Nordic envoys.

The King and Queen with Norway's ambassador Christian Ulrik Syse.

The King and Queen with Norway's ambassador Christian Ulrik Syse. Photo: Sara Friberg/The Royal Court of Sweden

The King with Egypt's ambassador Alaa Mohamed Salaheldin Hegazy.

The King with Egypt's ambassador Alaa Mohamed Salaheldin Hegazy. Photo: Sara Friberg/The Royal Court of Sweden

The King with Latvia's ambassador Margers Krams.

The King with Latvia's ambassador Margers Krams. Photo: Sara Friberg/The Royal Court of Sweden