The President of Brazil, Michel Temer, is in Norway accompanied by four of his ministers and a delegation of senators and congress representatives. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Aloysio Nunes Ferreira, Minister of Industry, Foreign Trade and Services, Marcos Pereira, Minister of the Environment, José Sarney Filho and the Minister Chief of Government, Antônio Imbassahy. They came to a so-called working visit for two days, following two days in Russia.
The president will meet with Norway’s King Harald V and the Prime Minister Erna Solberg. The first event on the agenda was a business roundtable conference, which took place at the Norwegian Shipowners Association (NSA) in Oslo on June 22nd. This meeting of activity was organized by the Embassy of Brazil, with the support of NSA, the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprises (NHO) and the Brazilian-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce (BNCC).
The delegation met representatives of Norwegian government, among them, the Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Børge Brende, Deputy Minister of Trade, Industry and Fisheries, Dilek Ayhan, Deputy Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Ingvil Smines Tybring-Gjedde. From the Norwegian side were also representatives of NSA, NHO, BNCC and a large number of industrial and maritime enterprises, among them BNCC’s members: Kongsberg Group, DNV GL, Aker Solutions, Statoil, Hydro, Yara, Jotun, DNB, GIEK, Denofa AS, Vard Group, and Statkraft.