On 11 May His Royal Highness The Crown Prince Regent and Her Majesty Queen Sonja welcomed the President of Italy in the Palace Square. His Excellencybegan his state visit to Norway, accompanied by his daughter, Ms .
President Mattarella and his daughter are accompanied by a large delegation of political and administrative officials and representatives of Italian culture and business. The purpose of the visit is to further develop the already good relations between Italy and Norway. The agenda is focused on the green transition, with emphasis on renewable energy, environmentally friendly shipping, blue hydrogen and carbon capture and storage.
Crown Prince on board the USS Gerald R. Ford
On Friday morning His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon boarded the American aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford, which is currently visiting Norway with an escort of support vessels. In Oslo, the vessel is anchored in the Bunne Fjord, south of the city centre.
Happy Constitution Day!
At exactly 10:30 am, the Royal Family took its customary place on the Palace Balcony to greet the Oslo children’s parade. This year, however, Her Royal Highness Princess Ingrid Alexandra did not join the others on the balcony; the Princess is graduating this year.
The Crown Prince and Crown Princess accompanied His Excellency the President of the Italian Republic Sergio Mattarella and the Italian First Lady on their visit in Trondheim today. The focus was Norwegian-Italian cooperation on green energy development.