DNB is among the world’s leading banks within energy, the maritime and marine sectors. Represented in 20 countries, including India with a representative office in Mumbai since 6 years. CEO Mr Rune Bjerke and his high level delegation visited India 6-10 September 2014.

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Representatives from Kongsberg Maritime, Defence and Protech and the Kongsberg Group visited New Delhi 3 September to showcase their numerous state of the art products for the Indian Navy. Kongsberg Group is the oldest and biggest company Norway has within the defence sector.

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Statkraft’s CEO Mr Christian Rynning-Tønnesen and Ambassador Eivind S. Homme discussing the investment possibilities in India.

A delegation from Statkraft headed by CEO Mr Christian Rynning-Tønnesen recently met with the Norwegian Embassy in New Delhi to discuss new investment opportunities in India.

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The Earth System Science Organisation has now deployed its first Sub-Surface Ocean Moored Observatory in the Arctic called “The IndARC” in a fjord in Svalbard, Norway. Ministry of Earth Sciences call this is a milestone in India’s scientific endeavors in the Arctic region.

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Norwegian Ambassador to India, HE Mr Eivind S. Homme today presented to Consul Arvind Gopinath the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit, Knight 1st Class award, conferred to him by His Majesty, King Harald V of Norway, for having performed “exceptional services in the promotion of Norway and Norwegian interests in India, for our bilateral relations”.

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In a meeting this morning with H.E. Mr Arun Jaitley Hon’ble Minister of Finance and H.E. Ms Nirmala Sitharaman Hon’ble Minister of State for Commerce and Industry, Ambassador Eivind S. Homme handed over a letter on behalf of 27 Members of the World Trade Organization concerning the adoption of a Protocol relating to the Trade Facilitation Agreement.

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Området rund Srinagar har de siste dagene blitt utsatt for store oversvømmelser. Oversvømmelsen har lammet infrastrukturen i området som har ført til en betydelig reduksjon av fremkommelighet.

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Foreign Minister Børge Brende. 
Photo: MFA.

Narendra Modi was sworn in as Prime Minister on 26 May. Mr Modi invited heads of government from neighbouring states in South Asia to attend the ceremony.‘It is very encouraging that Mr Modi is starting his period as Prime Minister in this way. A constructive and proactive India is vital for stability and development in the region,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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The Norway India Partnership Initiative on health (NIPI) facilitated a three-day workshop on how to integrate low cost solutions for primary healthcare based on the traditional Indian health science Ayurveda on 25-27 June 2014 in Bangalore.

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