Condolences from His Majesty The King to the President of the Republic of the Philippines after the destruction caused by the typhoon Yolanda.
His Excellency Benigno Aquino III
President of the Republic of the Philippines
I was very saddened to hear about the tragic loss of so many lives and of the extensive destruction caused by the typhoon Yolanda in your country.
On behalf of myself and the Norwegian people, I extend my condolences to you personally and ask you to convey my deepest sympathy to all those affected by this terrible storm.
Congratulations are presented today from His Majesty King Harald to His Excellency Mr Egils Levits, President of the Republic of Latvia.
World Heritage at Vega
In 2004, UNESCO inscribed the Vega Archipelago on the World Heritage List. Today His Royal Highness The Crown Prince was in attendance to open the new Vega Archipelago World Heritage Centre – Norway’s first authorised centre of its kind.