Visit to the NATO Headquarters
His Majesty The King visited the NATO Headquarters in Norfolk (USA) on Thursday. Today he was a guest at the United States Special Operations Command in Tampa, Florida.
Shortly after the welcoming ceremony in Norfolk, King Harald met with the Norwegian contingent attached to the NATO Headquarters.
During his visit, His Majesty was given a tour of the facilities and several briefings on various aspects of the work conducted there. Thursday evening, King Harald attended a dinner hosted by General Denis Mercier.
King Harald spoke with some of the children that greeted him on his arrival at the NATO Headquarters. Photo: NATO
Visited the Special Operations Command
This morning, local time, The King visited the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), located in Tampa, Florida. King Harald was greeted by USSOCOM Commander General Raymond A. Thomas III and Deputy Commander Lieutenant General Charles Brown. They provided His Majesty with an extensive briefing on their task and activities.
The visit at USSOCOM concluded with a meeting between King Harald and the Norwegian contingent in Tampa.
Celebrated the Prince’s 18th birthday
Today Their Majesties The King and Queen hosted a luncheon at the Royal Palace in honour of the 18th birthday of Prince Sverre Magnus. The Prince will turn 18 on Sunday, 3 December.
Family members, godparents and representatives of the Norwegian authorities and youth organisations are gathered at the Royal Palace today to celebrate the 18th birthday of His Highness Prince Sverre Magnus. Official photographs of the family were taken before the luncheon began.