On January 28th, the Royal Court of Sweden announced that Göran Lennmarker, former Member of Parliament and former Chairman of the Jarl Hjalmarson Foundation, will receive His Majesty the King’s medal in the 12th size with blue ribbon. The royal medal is one of the highest awards in Sweden.
Göran Lennmarker was elected to the Swedish Parliament in 1991. He served as a Member of Parliament for the Moderate Party until 2010, and has held various positions such as Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs and Chairman of the Committe on EU Affairs. Mr. Lennmarker was Chairman of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly 2006-2008, and Chairman of Jarl Hjalmarson Foundation between 2009 and 2017.
He is awarded the medal with the motivation ”for outstanding public service”. His Majesty the King will present Mr. Lennmarker with the medal at the Royal Palace when a safe ceremony can be held with regard to the pandemic.