Press release from Prime Minister's Office

Prime Minister received German Federal Chancellor Olaf Scholz


On Tuesday 16 August, Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson received German Federal Chancellor Olaf Scholz at Sager House. During the visit, Ms Andersson and Mr Scholz discussed the close relations between Sweden and Germany, the new security situation following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and economic developments. They also discussed green industry and green transition, and therefore visited Scania in Södertälje.

English version

Simultaneous interpretation from English to German

Press programme for the visit

10.00 Joint press conference, in Bella Venezia and online

Language: English and simultaneous interpretation to German

11.00–12.00 Visit to Scania, Södertälje.

- 11.00 Mr Scholz and Ms Andersson are welcomed by Christian Levin, President and CEO of Scania (photo opportunity).

- approx. 11.20: Tour and test drive of electric trucks (photo opportunity).

- approx. 11.50: Statement by Mr Scholz and Ms Andersson.

NB. Journalists and photographers who attend the press conference are welcome to attend parts of the visit to Scania in Södertälje. All journalists and photographers must have gone through the security check at Rödbodgatan 6 at the Government Offices before group transport to Södertälje. Individual transport to the Scania facility is not permitted.

(The registration period has expired.)

Press contact

Frédérique Claise
Press Coordinator, Prime Minister's Office
Phone (switchboard) +46 8 405 10 00
Mobile +46 73 747 11 78
email to Frédérique Claise
Darina Agha
Press Secretary to the Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson
Phone (switchboard) +46 8 405 10 00
Mobile +46 73 592 85 48
email to Darina Agha