Thomas Bruusgaard Høgseth and Trygve VoldThomas Bruusgaard Høgseth and Trygve Vold
Norway and Iran // Last updated: 13.04.2014 //

Semnan Wednesday 9 th April. Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) and Semnan government invited donor countries to the opening ceremony of a school for refugees in Mohajereen refugee settlement in Semnan. DHM Thomas Bruusgaard Høgseth and Second Secretary Trygve Vold took part in the ceremony, which was led by Semnan Governor, Mr. Vakili, the head of BAFIA in Semnan, Mr. Alavi, and the head of NRC,...

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Norway and Iran // Last updated: 10.04.2014 //

Ambassador Jens-Petter Kjemprud leaves Iran this week after only one and a half years in Iran. The ambassador was appointed as Special Envoy to Sudan and South Sudan late December last year and will now take up this position full time.

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Norway and Iran // Last updated: 08.04.2014 //

Deputy Foreign Minister Morteza Sarmadi and outgoing Norwegian Ambassador Jens-Petter Kjemprud in a meeting in Tehran on Monday discussed issues related to mutual interests and cooperation. Both underlined the need for the further expansion of bilateral ties. Sarmadi pointed to the Norwegian ambassador’s role during his mission in Tehran of improving bilateral relations and expressed the hope...

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Last updated: 3/18/2014 //

The municipality of Tehran convened a tree planting ceremony on 17th March. The Major of Tehran Dr. Qalibaf in welcoming guests from the international community said that the ceremony was convened just before the Iranian New Year (Nowruz) to underline that the Nowruz gives new life, gives new hope. Environmental challenges faced today has to be addressed and planting trees and preserving forest...

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Norway and Iran // Last updated: 18.02.2014 //

On the occasion of the 35 th Anniversary of the Islamic Revolution Chargé d’affaires Trygve Vold met HE President Rohani in a ceremony at Sa’d Abad. Mr. Vold congratulated the President on the successful start of his presidency, and conveyed best wishes and hope for constructive cooperation between Iran and Norway in the future.

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Norway and Iran // Last updated: 06.02.2014 //

Vice President and Head of Department of Environment Protection Organization Dr. Masoumeh Ebtekar yesterday briefed Ambassador Jens-Petter Kjemprud and DHM Thomas Bruusgaard Høgseth on the current state of environment in Iran and plans and visions to tackle climate change and other environmental challenges.

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Photo: Reza Rezazadeh.
Norway and Iran // Last updated: 02.02.2014 //

A broad Norwegian cultural programme during the 32nd Fadjr International Theater Festival was crowned with the Jury’s Special Price for “Ibsen Women”, produced and performed by Norwegian actress Juni Dahr. The prize highlights the enduring power of the plays of the globally renowned Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen.

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