Congratulations from His Majesty King Harald to the new president of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, His Excellency Mr Nguyen Phu Trong.
H.E. Mr Nguyen Phu Trong
President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam,
On the occasion of your inauguration as President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, I wish to extend my warmest congratulations and my best wishes to you personally and to your family, and my hopes for the welfare and prosperity of the people of Vietnam.
Ecotourism instead of deforestation
His Royal Highness The Crown Prince is in Colombia on behalf of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). On Thursday he visited a project that combines reincorporation of former guerrillas with development and environmental protection activities.
Better equipped to fight climate change
On Wednesday His Royal Highness The Crown Prince travelled to the region of La Mojana in southeast Colombia. The area has been severely affected by climate change, but a local pilot project has shown excellent results.