Swedish Prime Minister Lofven sent home from hospital

Sweden Prime Minister Lofven sent home after hospitalisation upon return from Ethiopia visit

Photo by: AA
Photo by: AA

Updated Jul 28, 2015

Sweden’s Prime Minister Stefan Lofven was sent home after he was taken to a hospital upon his return from his trip to Ethiopia.

The Prime Minister’s press secretary, Anne Ekberg, announced that Lofven was hospitalised on Thursday morning after returning.

Mentioning Lofven’s nauseated condition after getting off the plane, saying he was hospitalised and that he has been sent home after being "investigated."

Ekberg added that Lofven did not demonstrate any signs of disease during his Ethiopia visit until the government plane landed in Sweden’s capital, Stockholm.

The Swedish Prime Minister spoke at the third International Financing for Development Conference in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa with the UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon and the Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn.

Lofven mentioned the importance of solving Africa's illicit financing problem and incorporating  women in the development of Africa’s economy.

Lofven, 57, was elected as prime minister in September 2014. He has been the leader of the Social Democrat party since 2012.

TRTWorld and agencies