The King and Queen and The Crown Princess Couple hold a digital meeting with Sweden's County Governors

The King and Queen and The Crown Princess Couple during their digital meeting with Sweden's County Governors.

The King and Queen and The Crown Princess Couple during their digital meeting with Sweden's County Governors. Photo: Jonas Ekströmer/TT

On Thursday 10 September, The King, The Queen, The Crown Princess and Prince Daniel held a digital meeting with all Sweden's County Governors.

The County Governor of Västmanland County and Dean of the County Governors Minoo Akhtarzand opened the meeting by providing a general overview of the situation in the counties during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Each County Governor then reported on the situation in their own county.

Royal visits to all Sweden's counties

In view of the difficulties being experienced by the whole of Sweden in connection with the ongoing pandemic, members of the Royal Family will be visiting Sweden's 21 counties during the autumn of 2020 and the spring of 2021 at The King's initiative. The King has decided that these visits should be divided up between The King and Queen, The Crown Princess Couple and The Prince Couple.

All of Sweden's county governors took part in the meeting:

  • Sten Nordin, Blekinge County
  • Ylva Thörn, Dalarna County
  • Anders Flanking, Gotland County
  • Per Bill, Gävleborg County
  • Brittis Benzler, Halland County
  • Jöran Hägglund, Jämtland County
  • Helena Jonsson, Jönköping County
  • Cecilia Schelin Seidegård (deputy), Kalmar County
  • Maria Arnholm, Kronoberg County
  • Björn O. Nilsson, Norrbotten County
  • Anneli Hulthén, Skåne County
  • Sven-Erik Österberg, Stockholm County
  • Beatrice Ask, Södermanland County
  • Göran Enander, Uppsala County
  • Georg Andrén, Värmland County
  • Helene Hellmark Knutsson, Västerbotten County
  • Berit Högman, Västernorrland County
  • Minoo Akhtarzand, Västmanland County
  • Anders Danielsson, Västra Götaland County
  • Maria Larsson, Örebro County
  • Carl Fredrik Graf, Östergötland County