‘The crisis in Syria is having unspeakable consequences for millions of people in Syria and its neighbouring countries. The best way we can help is by providing direct assistance in Syria and the region. For this reason, Norway is now increasing its aid to Syria and the region to NOK 2.4 billion for 2016. We intend to maintain this high level of assistance and will provide a total of around NOK...

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Last week a Norwegian delegation attended Yanbu Forum for Investment Opportunities in Aquaculture. The aim of the conference was to promote and support the development of aquaculture in the Kingdom. The Norwegian Ambassador, Mr. Rolf Willy Hansen, senior consultant at the commercial department at the Ministry of Foreign affairs, Mrs. Turid Eusebio, as well as representatives from Innovation...

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Northern lights over the Ersfjord in Tromsø. 
Photo: Bjørn Jørgensen / Innovation Norway .

Experience the northern lights or the midnight sun north of the Arctic Circle, or visit the world-famous Norwegian fjords, spectacular mountains and glaciers.

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Do you know an exceptional person who has gone beyond the call of duty and shown outstanding dedication and service to the displacement cause? We are asking for your help to identify inspiring and committed candidates. The deadline for nominations is 8 February 2016. Across the globe our colleagues in the international community encounter countless heroes who work tirelessly to support, protect...

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Bilateral relations between Saudi Arabia and Norway have been growing conspicuously after the opening of the Saudi diplomatic mission in Oslo. This was the view expressed by Mr. Rolf Willy Hansen, Norwegian ambassador to the Kingdom, in an exclusive interview with the Saudi Commerce & Economic Review. Read the full interview here .

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Here is an overview of some useful official Norwegian websites.

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On 4 February, the UK, Germany, Kuwait, Norway and the UN will co-host a conference on the Syria crisis. Syria is the world's biggest humanitarian crisis. According to the UN, $7.73 billion is required to implement an appropriate response. The conflict has left 13.5 million people in need of humanitarian assistance within Syria's borders.  6.5 million of which are internally displac

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Photo: Sølve Sundsbø, Det kongelige hoff.

This weekend Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja mark the 25th anniversary of their ascension to the Norwegian throne. The Government of Norway’s gift to the King and Queen is a commemorative jubilee event at University Square in Oslo, followed by a gala performance in the Aula of the University of Oslo. Winter activities for children will be held in the Palace Square on the day of the...

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Norwegian Ambassador learns about investment opportunities in Jubail Saturday 21/11/2015 H.E. the Norwegian Ambassador to the Kingdom Mr. Rolf Willy Hansen, visited Jubail Industrial City yesterday in order to learn about the industrial achievements and developments, in all aspects and various fields, enjoyed by Jubail Industrial City and considered means for industrial investment in Jubail. Dr...

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Welcome from the new Ambassador, Mr. Rolf Willy Hansen.

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The Royal Norwegian Embassy in  Riyadh is responsible for Norwegian relations with Saudi Arabia, Oman, Yemen and Bahrain.

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