Condolences from His Majesty King Harald to His Majesty King Philippe of Belgium.
His Majesty King Philippe
The Royal Palace of Bruxelles
I was saddened to learn about the severe flooding in the eastern parts of Belgium that has caused such widespread destruction and the loss of so many lives.
On behalf of myself and of the people of Norway, I am sending you my sincere condolences, and ask you to convey my condolences to those bereaved or otherwise affected by this terrible natural disaster.
National memorial event at the Oslo Spektrum Arena
His Majesty King Harald spoke at the memorial event at the Oslo Spektrum Arena on Thursday evening. “It is my hope that we can help each other incorporate the learning from 22 July into everything we do, everything that we are, every single day,” said the King.
Return to Utøya
Many survivors returned to Utøya this afternoon along with bereaved family members and others affected by the mass killing that took place there on 22 July 2011. It was a moving commemoration of the events of 10 years ago.