This weekend Their Majesties King Harald and Queen Sonja mark the 25th anniversary of their ascension to the Norwegian throne.

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From left :Norwegian State Minister for Trade, Industry and Fisheries Dilek Ayhan,Danish Minister for Employment Jørn Neergaard Larsen, Foreign Minister of Bangladesj AH Mahmood Ali and Ambassador at Swedish Ministry of Justice Ms Eva Åkerman-Börje are cutting the ribbon. 
Photo: The Royal Norwegian Embassy.From left :Norwegian State Minister for Trade, Industry and Fisheries Dilek Ayhan,Danish Minister for Employment Jørn Neergaard Larsen, Foreign Minister of Bangladesj AH Mahmood Ali and Ambassador at Swedish Ministry of Justice Ms Eva Åkerman-Börje are cutting the ribbon. Photo: The Royal Norwegian Embassy

Tuesday 19th January marked the successful inauguration of the Nordic Embassies. The far-reaching integration of the new Nordic embassies will further strengthen the ties between Bangladesh and our countries. The festive atmosphere was also graced by Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali, Danish Minister for Employment Jørn Neergaard Larsen, Norwegian State Minister for Trade, Industry and Fisheries...

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 Norwegian filmmakers and directors are well represented at the ongoing 14 th Dhaka International Film festival. The festival has special tribute to renowned filmmaker and director Anja Breien and is showing eight of her most celebrated and important movies. (See below for when and where).  With Anja Breien as the first among equals, five Norwegian filmmakers are visiting Bangladesh for

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Norgesskolen is open to children from 9 to 18 years of age from around the world. Students receive instruction in the Norwegian language, social studies and history in beautiful surroundings. The school day includes several hours of instruction with many interesting indoor/outdoor learning activities and field trips. For more information about Norgesskolen and how to register, visit our website...

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Landslides destroyed houses, and evacuated people shifted from dangerous slopes. 
Photo: GSB.

A national workshop was held in Dhaka on 30 Nov to disseminate the knowledge gained from the co-operation between the Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI) and the Geological Survey of Bangladesh (GSB). The workshop was jointly inaugurated by the Energy Sector Adviser to the Prime Minister Dr. Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury, and the Ambassador Merete Lundemo. In his speech, Dr. Chowdhury thanked the...

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The Norwegian Embassy in Bangladesh, in an effort to update visitors about local news and current affairs, will be posting weekly news on political-economy scenario of the country. The weekly news bulletin is written by Embassy staff in Dhaka and does not reflect official Norwegian Foreign Policy.

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Ambassador was greeted with flowers by Bangladesh Mahila Parishad’s President Ayesha Khanam. 
Photo: BMP.

“With economic empowerment of women, we all win”, said Ambassador Merete Lundemo to the inaugural session of the National Council Meeting 2016 of Bangladesh Mahila Parishad (BMP), attended by more than 500 women counsellors from BMP’s central and local committees all over the country.   Bangladesh Mahila Parishad (BMP) is a voluntary, non-partisan and member-based women’s organization. Norway

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The Norwegian Film in the third European Union Film Festival. 
Photo: Star Cineplex.

The European Union Film Festival is back to Dhaka once more. For the third time in three years, the EU Film Festival will bring diverse array of European movies to the audience in Bangladesh. From 3 – 11 December, movie goers in Dhaka will have the opportunity to experience Europe and its culture without travelling long journeys and visa free! The Star Cineplex at Bashundhara City will as usual...

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