Condolences from His Majesty The King to His Excellency Sir Anand Satyanand, Governor-General of New Zealand.
His Excellency The Right Honourable Sir Anand Satyanand GNZM, QSO
Governor-General of New Zealand
I am deeply saddened by the news of the terrible earthquake which has hit Christchurch, resulting in the tragic loss of so many lives and causing such substantial damage.
Please receive my sincere condolences and my deepest sympathies to those bereaved and others afflicted by this disaster.
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.