Riksdag


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Riksdag

(Swedish ˈriːksdaɡ)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the Swedish parliament
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The symbol of this transformation is the Swedish high school student Greta Thunberg, who describes herself to her 800,000-plus Twitter followers as a "16-year-old climate activist with Asperger." Late last summer she began skipping school on Fridays and travelling to Sweden's parliament, the Riksdag, where she handed out flyers informing adults, in crude language, that she was doing this because they were ruining her future.
General elections held in Sweden to elect the 349 members of the Riksdag. The election resulted in a hung parliament with the centre-left and centre-right coalitions each holding about 40% of the seats.
Take a walk back in time to the 15th century, mostly centred in the city's historic old town district of Gamla Stan, where major historic attractions such as the Riksdag (Swedish parliament) and the Kungliga Slottet (Royal Palace), reside.
No one in public life earns an obscene multiple-digit salary: the take home pay of a member of the Riksdag (Swedish Parliament) is approximately two times more than what an elementary school teacher earns on average.
A member of the Riksdag (Parliament) takes home about twice a primary school teacher's monthly salary.
The Swedish Parliament, or Riksdag, approved the Philippines-Sweden Social-Security Agreement on April 11, which contains provisions that coordinate the legislation of both countries regarding old-age, pensions for survivors and disability, as well as work injury, sickness and activity compensation.
In a statement posted on its official website, the Riksdag said the new agreement, which was passed by the legislature on April 11, "contains provisions that coordinate the legislation of both countries regarding old-age, survivors' and disability pensions, and work injury, sickness and activity compensation."
The meetibng was attended by Secretary-General of the Swedish Riksdag Ingvar Mattson, parliamentarians Teres Lindberg, Cecilia Widegren, Easa Lindestam and Ambassador of Sweden to Qatar HE Ewa Polano.
HE Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani with Asa Lindestam, Secretary-General of the Swedish Riksdag Ingvar Mattson, parliamentarians Teres Lindberg, Cecilia Widegren and Swedish ambassador Ewa Polano.
The Peninsula reported that Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani had met separately with Karu Jayasuriya, Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, Krishna Bahadur Mahara, First Deputy Speaker of the Riksdag (Swedish Parliament), Asa Lindestam and Vice-President of the Bundestag (German Parliament), Claudia Roth, on the sidelines of the 140th General Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union.
Thurnberg sat outside the Riksdag (Swedish Parliament) every day during school hours with her sign "School strike for the climate," and announced that she would continue to strike every Friday until the Swedish government reduces carbon emissions.