The King holds farewell audiences

On Thursday 7 June, farewell audiences were held at the Royal Palace of Stockholm for ambassadors Mr. Wieslaw Tarka from Poland and Mr Hamad Al-Khalifa from Qatar.

The King with Poland's ambassador Mr Wieslaw Tarka in Princess Sibylla's Apartments. Photo: Henrik Garlöv/royalcourt.se

The King with Poland's ambassador Mr Wieslaw Tarka in Princess Sibylla's Apartments. Photo: Henrik Garlöv/royalcourt.se

Just as an ambassador is received by The King on assuming his or her position in Sweden at a formal audience, a similar – albeit somewhat less formal – meeting is also held when the ambassador returns home again.

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