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.
The King and Queen opened the new MUNCH
"I think that I speak for all of us when I say that we have been looking forward to this day! It is finally possible for us to gather together, and soon the great doors will open up a new attraction – not just for our capital city, but for Norway, and for the world," said His Majesty The King.
Congratulations from His Majesty King Harald to His Excellency Mr Alar Karis, President of the Republic of Estonia.