Government of Sweden
|Government of the Kingdom of Sweden|
|State||Kingdom of Sweden|
|Leader||Prime Minister (Statsminister)|
|Appointed by||Prime Minister is elected by the Riksdag.|
Other ministers (statsråd) are appointed by the Prime Minister.
The national cabinet consists of the Prime Minister—appointed and dismissed by the Speaker of the Riksdag—and other cabinet ministers (Swedish: Statsråd), appointed and dismissed at the sole discretion of the Prime Minister. The Government is responsible for its actions to the Riksdag.
The short-form name Regeringen ("the Government") is used both in the Basic Laws of Sweden and in the vernacular, while the long-form is only used in international treaties.