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.
Science and culture
Research, sports, beekeeping and music. Norway and Slovenia share a wide array of interests, and today the King and Queen and the Slovenian President, Borut Pahor, gained insight into several of them.
State visit from Slovenia
Today Their Majesties The King and Queen welcomed the President of the Republic of Slovenia, His Excellency Mr Borut Pahor, to Norway. This is the first State Visit to Norway of a Slovenian President and King Harald and Queen Sonja are his hosts.