King Harald back at work following medical leave

King Harald back at work following medical leave

His Majesty King Harald V of Norway is today back at work as monarch of Norway again after he had to take a few days of medical leave last week as a result of pain in the foot. Even though His Majesty is back to work today, he has no official duties before Thursday.

Nevertheless, it is right to assume that although the King has no official duties before Thursday, some paperwork is expected for…

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Crown Prince Haakon comments his father’s medical leave

Crown Prince Haakon comments his father’s medical leave

It was announced yesterday by the Norwegian Royal Court that King Harald is on medical leave, due to pain in his foot. Crown Prince Haakon commented on this when he met the Norwegian press during the last day of his Baltic trip. Since the medical leave was announced, it has also been announced that His Majesty will only be away from his work the rest of this week. King Harald is, therefore, back…

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Crown Princess Mette Marit is suffering from Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo

Royal Central — Crown Princess Mette Marit is suffering from…








Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit’s visit to Ethiopia – Day 1

Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit’s visit to Ethiopia – Day 1

Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway arrived in Ethiopia on Monday. Yesterday, they started their three-day official visit to the African nation. It became a busy first day which began with a formal welcome ceremony by His Excellency President Mulatu Teshome and his wife, Mrs Meaza Abraha, outside the Presidential Palace. Together, the President and…

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King Abdullah and Crown Prince Haakon open Sahara Forest Project

King Abdullah and Crown Prince Haakon open Sahara Forest Project

His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan and His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway officially opened the Sahara Forest Project in Jordan yesterday. The Sahara Forest Project is a Norwegian supported facility that will produce food, fresh water and renewable energy in the Jordanian desert. King Abdullah and Crown Prince Haakon have both accepted to the patrons of the project. “We are…

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Crown Prince Haakon to visit Syrian refugees in Jordan

Crown Prince Haakon to visit Syrian refugees in Jordan

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon of Norway will travel on an official visit to Jordan in September this year; this was announced today by the Norwegian Royal Court in cooperation with the Royal Norwegian Department of Foreign Affairs. During the visit to Jordan, Crown Prince Haakon will open the Norwegian supported Sahara Forest Project. Together with UNICEF, the Crown Prince will visit…

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Queen Sonja’s has grand birthday celebration

Queen Sonja’s has grand birthday celebration

On Tuesday, Queen Sonja of Norway turned 80-years-old. This was celebrated all day at different locations throughout Norway. The biggest celebration took place at the Royal Palace in Oslo. The festivities started at noon. At the same time as 21-gun salute, a royal salute was fired from Akershus Fortress, and an entirely new statue was unveiled in the Palace Park. The statue was a gift from the…

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