Today, Minister for Finance Magdalena Andersson presented a forecast for the Swedish economy and the public finances at at a press conference.
"Public savings are in a very troubling position. Fiscal policy must therefore follow a more responsible path in the time ahead," said Minister for Finance Magdalena Andersson.
Today, the Government took several decisions to help relieve the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. The National Board of Health and Welfare has been instructed to implement measures to make it easier for Swedish health care professionals to travel to areas affected by the Ebola outbreak.
The Minister for Foreign Affairs has offered her congratulations to Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai following the announcement today by the Norwegian Nobel Committee that they are both to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
A new Government has been formed in Sweden. It is led by Prime Minister Stefan Löfven and consists of 23 ministers in addition to the Prime Minister. Today, Prime Minister Stefan Löfven presented the Statement of Government Policy and the ministers included in the new Government.
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03 October 2014
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