Condolences from His Majesty King Harald of Norway to His Majesty the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman Bin Abdulaziz al Saud.
His Majesty the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques
King Salman Bin Abdulaziz al Saud
I was deeply saddened by the news of the tragic loss of many lives during the Haj, on the day of Eid al-Adha, in Mina near Mecca. On behalf of myself and the Norwegian people, I extend my sincere condolences and ask you to convey my deepest sympathy to the bereaved.
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.