Swedish Prime Minister Lofven rushed to hospital

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven was rushed to hospital on Thursday after landing back in Stockholm from Ethiopia, officials said.

AFP| Updated: Jul 16, 2015, 15:21 PM IST

Stockholm: Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven was rushed to hospital on Thursday after landing back in Stockholm from Ethiopia, officials said.

Lofven became "seriously nauseated" while flying home from Addis Ababa and was rushed to hospital in an ambulance after his plane touched down in the Swedish capital, his spokeswoman Anne Ekberg told the Aftonbladet daily.

No further details on his illness were immediately available.

The 57-year-old Social Democrat has been premier since October.became nauseous and is now at the hospital for an examination," Lofven`s press secretary Anne Ekberg said.