Condolences from His Majesty King Harald to His Excellency Mr Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, President of the Portuguese Republic.
HE Mr Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa
President of the Portuguese Republic,
I was saddened to learn about the passing of the former president of the Portuguese Republic, HE Dr. Jorge Sampaio.
On behalf of myself and of the people of Norway, I ask you to convey my deepest condolences to his family and to the people of Portugal.
An ocean of possibilities
Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands are conducting a state visit to Norway. Today they travelled to Trondheim to learn more about the vast potential of the oceans and efforts to promote the transition to green energy.
“We share core values”
Freedom of expression has a strong position in Norway and the Netherlands, and both countries give priority to efforts to combat hate speech. A group of youth representatives gathered at Oslo’s new main public library for a seminar and debate this morning.