President Niinistö and Mrs Haukio attend 80th birthdays of Norway’s royal couple

Office of the President of the Republic of Finland
Press release 19/2017

President of the Republic Sauli Niinistö and Mrs Jenni Haukio will participate in the celebration of the Norwegian royal couple’s 80th birthdays in Oslo on Tuesday 9 May 2017.

The presidential couple’s programme will include a banquet held by King Harald V and Queen Sonja in the Royal Palace. Guests at the banquet will include members of the Nordic royal families.

In addition, President Niinistö will meet with Erna Solberg, the Prime Minister of Norway, on Wednesday 10 May.

The Norwegian royal couple last visited Finland in September 2016. For their part, President Niinistö and Mrs Haukio paid a state visit to Norway in 2012.