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Crown Prince Haakon celebrates 50 years of business relations with Qatar

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway attended on Monday a ceremony in the Qatari capital of Doha to celebrate 50 years of business cooperation between Norway and Qatar. The Crown Prince was accompanied by Norway’s Minister of Commerce, Torbjørn Røe Isaksen. The Crown Prince and Minister of Industry also met representatives of the authorities in Qatar. Among the many prominent…
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Slovenia’s State Visit to Norway – Day 2

On Wednesday, His Majesty King Harald and Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway welcomed the Slovenian president on a state visit to the Kingdom of Norway. On Thursday the visit continued and was concluded. On Wednesday, the royals accompanied the President and his wife…
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Slovenia's State Visit to Norway - Day 1

King Harald and Queen Sonja have welcomed the President of Slovenia on a State Visit to Norway. In accordance with Norwegian royal tradition, the visit began with an official welcome ceremony at the Royal Palace. President Borut Pahor was received by Their Majesties King Harald V and Queen Sonja and escorted to the pavilion of honour. Here the National anthems were played followed by an…
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Crown Prince Haakon attends Memorial Day in Oslo

On Sunday Crown Prince Haakon of Norway attended the annual national memorial day at Akershus fortress. His Royal Highness arrived on Sunday morning at the monuments in the new part of the fortress. Here he laid a wreath at the memorial for fallen soldiers. At the…
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Crown Prince Haakon hosts the SIKT conference

For the seventh consecutive year, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway hosted the annual SIKT conference this week. This is an annual conference established by the Crown Prince to gather young leaders and talent from Norway. The conference started on Monday…
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King Harald met Russia’s Foreign Minister Lavrov

King Harald of Norway met Russia’s Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov, this Friday in the northern Norwegian city of Kirkenes. The meeting took place only a few days after Russia claimed that Norway is gearing up for a conflict with Russia and relations between the two nations are tense. The last time the two met was in 2014. The Russian foreign minister also met with the Norwegian prime…
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King Harald highlights Sami language and culture

His Majesty King Harald V of Norway is currently on a two-day long visit to Norway’s most northern county, Finnmark. The first day of the visit went to the Sami areas of the county to highlight their language and culture. King Harald started the visit at Karasjok Primary…
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King Harald attends football match at Old Trafford

On Sunday afternoon, His Majesty King Harald of Norway was on a private visit to the United Kingdom. His Majesty was in the city of Manchester where he attended the Manchester United and Liverpool football match at Old Trafford. He was a guest of honour at Manchester United…
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Healthy Queen Sonja back at work for charity event

There has been a lot of attention on Her Majesty Queen Sonja in recent weeks. It all began about two weeks ago when the Queen had to cancel her performance at an art opening because she had fallen ill. A short time later, it was confirmed that the Queen had an infection in the upper respiratory tract. The Queen also had to cancel her participation last week at the very important and traditional…
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