Congratulations from His Majesty King Harald to the new President of the Federative Republic of Brazil, His Excellency Mr Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.
HE Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva
President of the Federative Republic of Brazil
Palácio do Planalto,
On the occasion of your inauguration as President of the Federative Republic of Brazil, I wish to extend to you on behalf of myself and of the people of Norway my warmest congratulations and best wishes for yourself and for your family, and my hopes for the welfare and prosperity of the people of Brazil.
Celebrated the Prince’s 18th birthday
Today Their Majesties The King and Queen hosted a luncheon at the Royal Palace in honour of the 18th birthday of Prince Sverre Magnus. The Prince will turn 18 on Sunday, 3 December.
Family members, godparents and representatives of the Norwegian authorities and youth organisations are gathered at the Royal Palace today to celebrate the 18th birthday of His Highness Prince Sverre Magnus. Official photographs of the family were taken before the luncheon began.