The main objective of the Norwegian Embassy is to promote Norwegian interests in Malaysia and further develop bilateral relations. The ties between the two countries are strong. The two nations enjoy long-standing and good relations in the political, economic and cultural fields.

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Among other big international names in the field of classical guitar music, the Norwegian artist Christina Sandsengen will be giving a concert during the TARREGA International Classical Guitar Festival in Kuala Lumpur in the beginning of August.

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Photo: UN / Kibae Park.

‘Education is key to reducing poverty. The Norwegian Government therefore intends to double its development assistance to education in countries affected by extreme poverty, crisis and conflict. It is particularly important for us to ensure that more girls have access to education,’ says Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg.

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HRH Crown Princess Mette-Marit together with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon. 
Photo: Justin Lane, EPA.

Monday 9 May H.R.H. Crown Princess Mette-Marit addressed the UN General Assembly in New York at the high-level conference “Human rights and the rule of law in the post-2015 development agenda". There, she claimed that adolescent health problems are not taken seriously.

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The newly appointed Force Commander on Cyprus, Major General Kristin Lund. 
Photo: Forsvaret.

The Norwegian Major General, Kristin Lund, is the first woman being appointed to lead a UN peacekeeping operation.

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On the occasion of the bicentenary Norwegian constitution, the Royal Norwegian Embassy celebrated with events over two days.

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Det har vært en kraftig økning i antall tilfeller av deguefeber i Malaysia det siste året. Spesielt utsatt er områdene Selangor, Negeri Sembilan, Kuala Lumpur og Putrajaya.

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Nordmenn trenger ikke visum for opphold i Malaysia inntil tre måneder. Det er viktig å huske på at passet er gyldig i minst seks måneder ved innreise til Malaysia. Ved lengre opphold i Malaysia anbefaler vi at man får tatt en kopi av passet sitt med innreisestempelet. Malaysia godtar nødpass fra Norge, så lenge dette er gyldig i seks måneder ved innreise.

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Riksforsamlingen på Eidsvoll. 
Photo: Painting by Oscar Wergeland.

The Bicentenary of the Norwegian Constitution in 2014 will raise awareness of what our Constitution means today and the role it can be expected to play in our future democracy.

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Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Jens Stoltenberg. 
Photo: Office of the Prime Minister.

“I would like to congratulate Jens Stoltenberg on his appointment as Secretary General of NATO. In Jens Stoltenberg, NATO has found a strong, unifying Secretary General. Today, Jens Stoltenberg has been given an important task that carries a great deal of responsibility. I am confident that he will carry out this task to the benefit of all NATO countries. The Government looks forward to...

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Minister of Trade and Industry H.E. Monica Mæland (middle) with her Malaysian counterpart, Trade Minister H.E. Mustapa Mohamed (left) and Norway’s ambassador to Malaysia, H.E. Hans Ola Urstad (right). 
Photo: Ragnhild H. Simenstad / NFD.

The Norwegian Minister of Trade and Industry, H.E. Monica Mæland, visited Malaysia 17 – 18 March. Minister Mæland met with her Malaysian counterpart, H.E. Mustapa Mohamed together with Norway’s ambassador to Malaysia, H.E. Hans Ola Urstad. The main topic for the meeting was the future of bilateral trade between the two countries, and the Free Trade Agreement negotiations between the European Fr...

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