CROWN PRINCE HAAKON OF NORWAY TO VISIT FIJI

His Royal Highness, the Crown Prince of Norway will be officially visiting Fiji from 8-9 April as part of his tour of the Pacific.

HRH Crown Prince Haakon will be accompanied by the Norwegian Minister of International Development, Dag-Inge Ulstein, on his tour of Fiji, Tonga and Samoa.

Offisiell fotografering 2016, H.K.H. Kronprins Haakon, sivil, portrett,

This first-ever visit to Fiji by the Crown Prince is a sign of the soaring partnership between Norway and Fiji. As nations with historic and present ties to oceans and marine resources, Fiji and Norway share a commitment to the protection of our oceans and seas. The visit is anticipated to advance Fiji and Norway’s bilateral interests and explore cooperation on issues relating to sustainable development.

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During the two day official visit, Crown Prince Haakon and Minister of International Development Dag-Inge Ulstein will meet with His Excellency, the President of Fiji, Major General (Ret’d) Jioji Konusi Konrote and senior government officials.

Fiji established its foreign diplomatic relations with the Kingdom of Norway on 18 January 1977. In recent years, the two nations have developed cooperation in the areas of ocean preservation and climate action.