11 - 19 October Their Majesties The King and Queen conducted a state visit to The People's Republic of China. They were accompanied by the largest ever Norwegian delegation of representatives of the Norwegian Government, industry and commerce. The visit took place in Dunhuang, Beijing and Shanghai.
The term "state visit" refers to the official visit by one head of state to another. State visits encourage, enhance and strengthen contact with other countries.
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Nobel Peace Prize for 2018
The Nobel Peace Prize was presented today in a formal ceremony at Oslo City Hall. Their Majesties The King and Queen and Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess were in attendance as prize-winners Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad received the award.
The Princess christened the Kronprins Haakon
“I christen you the ‘Kronprins Haakon’. May luck and good fortune follow you, your crew, and all who are on board during your missions to the north and south.” Norway’s new research vessel was christened in its home port of Tromsø today.
Celebrated Anglo-Norse relations
This afternoon, His Majesty The King and Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II were both in attendance as the Anglo-Norse Society celebrated the Society's centenary in London.