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.
Congratulations are presented today from His Majesty King Harald to His Excellency Mr Egils Levits, President of the Republic of Latvia.
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.