Condolences from His Majesty The King to His Excellency The President of the Republic of the Philippines.
His Excellency Benigno Aquino
President of the Republic of the Philippines
I was very saddened to hear about the tragic loss of life and the destruction caused by the tropical storm Washi.
On behalf of myself and the people of Norway, I extend my condolences to you and ask you to convey my deepest sympathy to all those affected by the aftermath of this devastating storm.
The most important room in the world
“The most important room in the world” was a gift to the United Nations from Norway in 1952. On Friday evening, Her Majesty The Queen introduced the digital exhibition on the design of the UN Security Council Chamber.
Homecoming, 7 June 1945
Today marks 75 years since the day King Haakon returned home after World War II. Hundreds of thousands of Norwegians welcomed the King and the family of the Crown Prince as they came ashore.