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Press release from Prime Minister's Office

Prime Minister Stefan Löfven to receive Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipilä


On Friday 25 August, Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipilä will visit Stockholm. The visit is to commemorate Finland’s 100th anniversary as an independent state.

Mr Löfven and Mr Sipilä will visit Kungsträdgården, where the Finnish Embassy and its cooperation partners will organise a centenary event. A sculpture entitled ‘Two countries – one future’ will also be unveiled at Engelbrektsplan.

Afterwards, discussions and a press conference will be held at Rosenbad. Bilateral cooperation, regional security and EU matters will be discussed.

Press programme for the visit


Approximately 14.30
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven receives Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipilä in Kungsträdgården.

In connection with the City of Turku exhibition Photo opportunity.

Approximately 14.40
Mr Löfven and Mr Sipilä take part in Finland’s centenary celebrations. Main stage.
Photo opportunity.

Approximately 15.00
Mr Löfven and Mr Sipilä tour the centenary celebration exhibitions. Photo opportunity.


Approximately 15.30
Unveiling ceremony of the sculpture entitled ‘Two countries – one future’.
Photo opportunity.


Approximately 16.05
Mr Löfven and Mr Sipilä arrive at Rosenbad for discussions.
Photo opportunity at the entrance on their arrival. Photo pool at the start of the discussions.

Approximately 17.20
Press conference with Mr Löfven and Mr Sipilä in Bella Venezia. Language: English.

Obligatory registration for the photo opportunities and press conference by email to Dan Lundqvist Dahlin.

Please state which of the photo opportunities you are interested in.

More detailed information about times and venues will be sent to relevant media representatives.

Please bring your press credentials for entry to Rosenbad.


Dan Lundqvist Dahlin
Press Secretary, Prime Minister’s Office
Phone (switchboard) +46 8 405 10 00
Boel Lindbergh
Head of the International Press Centre, Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Phone +46 8 405 50 08
Mobile +46 72 735 50 08
email to Boel Lindbergh