Condolences from His Majesty the King to the President of the Republic of Korea, Mr Lee Myung-bak, on the passing of former president Kim Dae-jung.
His Excellency Mr Lee Myung-bak,
President of the Republic of Korea,
Cheong Wa Dae, Seoul
I was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of former president Kim Dae-jung.
I extend my condolences to you and would ask you to convey my deepest sympathy to his family in their bereavement, and to the people of the Republic of Korea.
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.