Photo: Arshi Nagar.Photo: Arshi Nagar
Norway and Bangladesh // Last updated: 24.03.2014 //

Music is a powerful means of communication, which can transcend any barrier created by language, religion, differences in culture or social hierarchy. The children of Arshi Nagar proved this, as they mesmerized the audience that came to see their performance at the National Museum in Dhaka on March 18th.

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From the left: Hanne Fugl Eskjær - Ambassador of Denmark, Anneli Lindahl Kenny - Ambassador of Sweden, Merete Lundemo - Ambassador of Norway, Christine Hunter - Country representative of UN Women in Bangladesh, Argentina Matavel Piccin - UNFPA representative in Bangladesh, Heather Cruden - High Commissioner of Canada and Wanja Campos da Nóbrega - Ambassador of Brazil. 
Photo: Ludvig Bontell.
Norway and Bangladesh // Last updated: 13.03.2014 //

As a part of the celebrations of International Women’s Day 2014, the Norwegian Ambassador, Ms Merete Lundemo, along with the ambassadors from Brazil, Denmark and Sweden, the Canadian High Commissioner and the country representatives of UNFPA and UN Women, starred in the documentary play “Seven” in Chhayanaut Theatre in Dhaka on March 10th.

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Professor Amin Sarkar - Vice Chancellor of North South University, H.E. Ms. Merete Lundemo - Norwegian Ambassador in Dhaka & H.E. Mr. Hari Kumar Shrestha - Ambassador of Nepal . 
Photo: Royal Norwegian Embassy in Dhaka.
Norway and Bangladesh // Last updated: 20.02.2014 //

H.E. Ms. Merete Lundemo attended as Chief Guest at the orientation ceremony for the 4th batch of the Master in Public Policy and Governance (MPPG) Program at North South University (NSU) on 16th of February, 2014.

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Norway and Bangladesh // Last updated: 23.02.2014 //

Bangkok has been chosen as the venue for the 2014 Norway-Asia Business Summit.

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Photo: Lars Oppstad/Concerts Norway.
Norway and Bangladesh // Last updated: 17.12.2013 //

Despite some setbacks due to the political situation in Bangladesh, the music cooperation between Concerts Norway and Bangladesh, financed by the Norwegian Embassy in Dhaka, has resulted in unique cross-cultural performances and production.

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Among others: Ms. Rakhi Das Purkayastha, Ms. Merete Lundemo, Ms. Ayesha Khanan, Ms.Chandra Tripura, Professor Mizanur Rahman lit the candles that illuminated the meeting. 
Photo: Royal Norwegian Embassy in Dhaka.
Norway and Bangladesh // Last updated: 07.03.2014 //

In the following days, the International Women’s Day will be marked by a range of events, all over Bangladesh.

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Photo: Royal Norwegian Embassy in Dhaka.
Norsk // Sist oppdatert: 05.03.2014 //

Ambassaden i Dhaka har to praktikantstillinger som blir ledige i juli 2014. Oppholdet varer i seks måneder. Søknadsfrist er 30. mars 2014.

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Photo: Dhaka International Film Festival.
Norway and Bangladesh // Last updated: 13.01.2014 //

In the midst of an intense political period, the 13th Dhaka International Film Festival takes place this week, organized by the Rainbow Film Society. Amongst the contributors is Gyda V. Myklebust from Norway, who is attending the film festival as a member of the jury.

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The Ambassador, wearing a bunad – the national dress in Norway – presents her letter of credence to the Honorable President of Bangladesh.
Norway and Bangladesh // Last updated: 09.12.2013 //

On Wednesday November 13th, Merete Lundemo, Ambassador-designate, presented her credentials to the Honorable President of Bangladesh, Md. Abdul Hamid, and officially became the Norwegian Ambassador to Dhaka.

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