Visit from Saudi Arabia
On Friday, His Majesty The King granted His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud an audience at the Royal Palace.
Prince Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia paid an official visit to Norway and held discussions with President of the Storting Dag Terje Andersen, Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg and Minister of Foreign Affairs Jonas Gahr Støre.
On Thursday, the Saudi Arabian Prince, who is also Governor of Riyadh Province, met with Minister Gahr Støre to discuss various topics including the peace process in the Middle East. One purpose of the visit was to strengthen relations between Saudi Arabia and Norway.
A member of the Royal House of Saud
Prince Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud is the son of the late King Abdul Aziz Al Saud, the founder of the modern Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and is the brother of King Abdullah bin Aziz Al Saud and Crown Prince Sultan bin Aziz Al Saud.
Science and culture
Research, sports, beekeeping and music. Norway and Slovenia share a wide array of interests, and today the King and Queen and the Slovenian President, Borut Pahor, gained insight into several of them.
State visit from Slovenia
Today Their Majesties The King and Queen welcomed the President of the Republic of Slovenia, His Excellency Mr Borut Pahor, to Norway. This is the first State Visit to Norway of a Slovenian President and King Harald and Queen Sonja are his hosts.