King Harald sent his condolences to President of Ecuador Rafael Correa Delgado after the earthquake which claimed hundreds of lives last weekend.
I was saddened when I heard about the severe earthquake that struck Ecuador on Saturday last week, and that resulted in the tragic loss of many lives and caused extensive damage, the King writes.
– On behalf of myself and the Norwegian people I send you my condolences and ask you to convey my deepest sympathy to the bereaved and others affected by this tragic natural disaster, the king continues.
Ecuadorian authorities said on Monday that the death toll of the earthquake has exceeded 350.
Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today