Norway’s King Harald still on sick leave

King HaraldPhoto: Lise Åserud / NTB

King Harald is still on sick leave. Crown Prince Haakon has taken over his father’s duties for the time being.

“His Majesty is still on sick leave,” communications manager Guri Varpe at the Royal Palace told the newspaper Dagbladet.

King Harald was on sick leave last week with cold symptoms, so the Crown Prince stepped in and held the cabinet meeting on Friday last week. 

Due to the king’s sick leave, Crown Prince Haakon will also hold a cabinet meeting on Friday this week.

The new central bank governor will be appointed on Friday, Minister of Finance Trygve Slagsvold Vedum (SP) confirmed on Wednesday.

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

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