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.
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.