Condolences from His Majesty The King to the President of the Republic of Korea after the capsizing of the ferry Sewol.
Her Excellency Park Geun-hye
President of the Republic of Korea
I was very saddened to hear about the tragic loss of so many lives with the capsizing of the ferry Sewol.
On behalf of myself and the Norwegian people, I extend my condolences to you personally and ask you to convey my deepest sympathy to the beraved families.
The most important room in the world
“The most important room in the world” was a gift to the United Nations from Norway in 1952. On Friday evening, Her Majesty The Queen introduced the digital exhibition on the design of the UN Security Council Chamber.
Homecoming, 7 June 1945
Today marks 75 years since the day King Haakon returned home after World War II. Hundreds of thousands of Norwegians welcomed the King and the family of the Crown Prince as they came ashore.