King Harald to attend celebration of 50 years of Pakistani labor immigration to Oslo

King HaraldPhoto: Terje Pedersen / NTB
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On Friday, October 29, Oslo Municipality will mark 50 years of labor immigration from Pakistan. King Harald is among those who will participate in the event.

For 50 years, working immigrants have contributed to Oslo becoming a more open and diverse city, Oslo Municipality wrote in a press release. 

The occasion will be celebrated on October 29 and 30 in the City Hall. King Harald is among those who will attend the marking.

Friday is set aside for a celebration in the City Hall for guests, with speeches from, among others, the Pakistani ambassador to Norway. On Saturday, October 30, there will be a folk festival at Rådhusplassen.

Immigration from Pakistan to Oslo began in the mid-1960s and increased from 1971.

Source: © NTB Scanpix / #Norway Today / #NorwayTodayNews

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