Ambassador Sidsel Bleken presented her credentials to President Md Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban . 
Photo:  MD ENAMUL HAQUE, KAZI ANWAR SADAT .Ambassador Sidsel Bleken presented her credentials to President Md Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban . Photo: MD ENAMUL HAQUE, KAZI ANWAR SADAT

Sidsel Bleken, Ambassador of Norway, presented her credentials to the President of Bangladesh, Md. Abdul Hamid on 26th October. She was accompanied by her spouse Tor Torhaug and the Embassy's Head of Administration Jenny K. Sundsbø. “The relationship between Norway and Bangladesh has always been one of friendship and good relations. I wish to continue this development", Ambassador Bleken said."...

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Nordiske ambassadører på feltbesøk blant rohingya-flyktningene. Fra venstre: Sidsel Bleken, Norge, Johan Frisell, Sverige og Mikael Hemniti Winther, Danmark. Til høyre. Finske Peppi Sioddiq som arbeider for FN-organisasjonen IOM. 
Photo: The Royal Norwegian Embassy.Nordiske ambassadører på feltbesøk blant rohingya-flyktningene. Fra venstre: Sidsel Bleken, Norge, Johan Frisell, Sverige og Mikael Hemniti Winther, Danmark. Til høyre. Finske Peppi Sioddiq som arbeider for FN-organisasjonen IOM. Photo: The Royal Norwegian Embassy

I hovedstaden i Bangladesh, Dhaka, jobber tre av de nordiske ambassadene tett sammen fra samme lokaler. Det gir mer enn administrative fordeler.

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs 'While the global importance of the oceans continues to increase, their sustainability is coming under threat. As a maritime nation, Norway can play a leading role in the vital efforts to safeguard the oceans through international cooperation. We will elaborate on this in a white paper to the Storting,' said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende. There is growing...

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Childeren

The Norwegian government places high priority on education in its development and humanitarian policy. The aim of Norway’s funding efforts for education is to promote economic development, democratisation and the implementation of human rights, thus contributing towards the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Education is a fundamental human right underpinning the exercise of a...

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Norway enjoys good bilateral relations with Bangladesh, dating back to the country’s independence in 1971. Norway’s engagement has traditionally been focused on development cooperation, with Bangladesh being the 4th largest recipient of Norwegian bilateral aid in history. With Bangladesh’s rapid development and high economic growth our relationship has shifted from being merely partners in aid,...

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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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The Embassy has primarily three strategic objectives, which are seen in close connection: business cooperation and private sector development; political dialogue on issues of mutual interest; and development cooperation.

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According to the Constitution, which was adopted in 1814, Norway is a monarchy in which the power is divided between three branches: a legislative branch which is also responsible for appropriations, the Storting; an executive branch, the Government; and a judicial branch, the courts. Separation of powers As Head of State, the King is the unifying symbol of all state authority. He opens each ne...

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