Condolences from His Majesty King Harald to the President of Tanzania, His Excellency Dr John Pombe Joseph Magufuli.
H.E. Dr John Pombe Joseph Magufuli
President of the United Republic of Tanzania
Dar es Salaam
I was deeply saddened to learn about the terrible ferry accident on 20 September, near Mwanza on Lake Victoria, causing such tragic loss of life.
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 those otherwise afflicted by this tragic event.
Finals at the Opera House
The Queen Sonja International Music Competition has reached the final stage. Her Majesty The Queen will be in attendance when the six finalists compete onstage at the Oslo Opera House this evening.
Congratulations are presented today from His Majesty King Harald to His Excellency Mr Egils Levits, President of the Republic of Latvia.