Khalid Al-Falih, CEO of Saudi Aramco, at the stage in Stavanger. 
Photo: Rolf Willy Hansen.Khalid Al-Falih, CEO of Saudi Aramco, at the stage in Stavanger. Photo: Rolf Willy Hansen

The CEO of Saudi Aramco, Khalid Al-Falih, visited Norway during the ONS conference in Stavanger 25-28 August.

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The opening ceremony: Deputy Foreign Minister Morten Høglund, Rector of King Saud University Badran A. Alomar and Dean of the College of Architecture & Planning, Omar S. Bahammam. 
Photo: Kristina Furnes.

The Deputy Foreign Minister of Norway, Morten Høglund, opened the architectural exhibition “Snøhetta, architecture – landscape – interior” last week at King Saud University.

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Welcome from the Ambassador.

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'The Governments of Egypt and Norway, supported by President Mahmoud Abbas, have decided to co-host a conference on Palestine with a focus on the reconstruction of Gaza. The invitations to the conference, to be held in Cairo, will be duly extended once an agreement on a sustainable ceasefire has been reached as a result of the ongoing talks in Cairo,' said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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Norway Cup - The world´s biggest football tournament The tournament is played in Oslo from July 27th to August 2th 2014. Norway Cup has attracted 862.020 participants from 1972 to 2014, and make then Norway Cup the world’s biggest football tournament. 47.890 teams since 1972 The tournament was in 2013 arranged for the 41 st time with 1450 participating teams. Norway Cup has been a yearly

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Acting on a Norwegian initiative, the UN General Assembly has passed a landmark first resolution calling for the protection of women human rights defenders.

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Photo: Marie Krum.

Instead of a regular National Day celebration this year, a concert with a Norwegian musical theatre performer was arranged in the garden of the residence.

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“It is very encouraging that the parties have now agreed to all chapters in the comprehensive peace agreement. The agreement demonstrates the parties’ commitment to achieving peace and development in Mindanao”, said Foreign Minister Børge Brende.

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“Norway is providing NOK 460 million in response to the UN appeal for emergency relief for Syria. The money will be used to help victims of the conflict in both Syria and its neighbouring countries. Funding has also been set aside for projects to increase the neighbouring countries’ capacity to deal with the large number of Syrian refugees,” said Foreign Minister Børge Brende.

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Foreign Minister Børge Brende strongly condemns the suicide attack in Yemen’s capital, Sanaa, in which more than 50 people, including national and international civilian health workers, were killed.

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Photo: Erlend Aas/NTB Scanpix/SMK.

Norway’s new Government was appointed today by His Majesty the King. It is a conservative minority government formed by the Conservative Party and the Progress Party, with Conservative Party leader Erna Solberg as Prime Minister.

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