STOCKHOLM, Sweden—Esabelle Dingizian, a Swedish-Armenian Green Party politician, has been elected third Vice-Speaker of the Swedish Riksdag, according to Riksdag’s official website.
The Riksdag elected Urban Ahlin (Social Democratic Party) as the new Speaker on 29 September for the electoral period of 2014 to 2018.
Tobias Billström (Moderate Party) was elected as First Deputy Speaker, Björn Söder (Sweden Democrats) as Second Deputy Speaker, and Esabelle Dingizian (Green Party) as Third Deputy Speaker.
Esabelle Dingizian has been a member of the Riksdag since 2006. She has been member of the Committee on Cultural Affairs and deputy member in a number of committees including the Committee on the Labor Market and the Committee on Education. Esabelle Dingizian is member of parliament for the Stockholm County Council constituency.