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.
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.