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The Crown Princess represents Norway at Kofi Annan’s funeral

Crown Princess Mette-MaritCrown Princess Mette-Marit.Photo: Lise Åserud / NTB scanpix

Crown Princess Mette-Marit will represent Norway when UN’s former Secretary-General Kofi Annan’s funeral in Ghana on Thursday, September 13th.

 

Kofi Annan will be laid to rest in a state funeral in Ghana’s capital of Accra on September 13, where the Crown Princess will be present.

Annan died August 18 after short-term illness, 80 years old.

He was the UN Secretary-General from 1997 to 2006 and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2001 with the UN to revitalize the UN and contributed to a better organized and peaceful world.

Annan was born in Ghana in 1938.

 

© NTB scanpix / #Norway Today

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