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King Harald keeps up the steam

Norway Today
10/04/2014
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Ten years after a normal retirement age keeps Harald a high activity level. He has the most assignments of all in the royal family,
Ten years after a normal retirement age keeps Harald a high activity level. He has the most assignments of all in the royal family , and in 2013 he increased the number of missions by 40 percent.
It shows the Report of the Royal Court for 2013 . It includes an overview of the royal house's official program and a presentation of the royal official activities.
King Harald  participated in 2013 in 314 official engagements in Norway and internationally , against 225 missions in 2012. The Queen attended by 98 official engagements last year , compared with 102 the previous year. The king , in other words, increased the activity levels significantly.
Crown Prince Haakon are recorded with 200 official engagements in 2013 , he also increased the activity level with 161 missions last year. Crown Princess Mette - Marit , who was on sick leave for the last three months , attended by 72 official engagements , against 90 in 2012.
A total of 47 municipalities in 16 counties and Svalbard got visited by the royal family last year , while it was conducted several visits to foreign countries , including the royal couple was on a state visit to Turkey and princess at official visit to the United States. The King and Queen  had a county trip went to southern Norway in June , while the Crown Prince Couple's county tour was added to Vest-Agder in September.
 
Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today 
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