Condolences from His Majesty King Harald to His Majesty the Emperor of Japan.
His Majesty the Emperor of Japan
I was saddened when hearing about the severe earthquakes that struck Japan last week, resulting in the tragic loss of so many lives and causing such widespread damage.
On behalf of myself and the Norwegian people I send you my condolences, and ask you to convey my deepest sympathies to those bereaved and to others afflicted by this tragic natural disaster.
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.
Concluded in Bergen
His Majesty The King accompanied the President and First Lady of the Republic of Korea on a tour of the HNoMS Maud at the Haakonsvern naval base in Bergen today. The State Visit was concluded at Troldhaugen, the home of composer Edvard Grieg.