H.E. Mr. Pervez Musharraf
President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan
I have with deep sadness received the terrible news about the murder of Mrs. Benazir Bhutto on 27 December.
Please receive on behalf of myself and the Norwegian people my condolences and my deepest sympathy to you, Mr. President, to the people of Pakistan, and to the bereaved family.
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.