The King holds an audience with the Speaker of the Riksdag

On Monday 15 October, The King held an audience with the Speaker of the Riksdag Andreas Norlén.

The Speaker informed The King of the current state of progress in drafting a proposal for a new prime minister.

The Speaker reported that he has instructed the leader of the Social Democratic Party Stefan Löfven to explore requirements for forming a government that will be acceptable to the Riksdag.