The King holds an audience with the Prime Minister

The King and Prime Minister Stefan Löfven during the audience at the Royal Palace.

The King and Prime Minister Stefan Löfven during the audience at the Royal Palace. Photo: Henrik Garlöv/The Royal Court of Sweden

On Monday 28 June, The King held an audience with Prime Minster Stefan Löfven at the Royal Palace.

During the audience, the Prime Minister announced that he intends to request his dismissal from the Speaker of the Riksdag.

The King and Prime Minister Stefan Löfven at the Royal Palace.

Photo: Henrik Garlöv/The Royal Court of Sweden

According to the Constitution Act, the Prime Minister is responsible for ensuring that the Head of State is kept informed about matters concerning the nation.