Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia and Ambassador Evan Garcia are greeted by the royal guards as they enter the banquet hall of the Norwegian Royal Palace (Photo: NTB Scanpix)
14 February 2019, Oslo – Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia attended the state gala dinner hosted by His Majesty King Harald V and Her Majesty Queen Sonja at the Royal House of Norway. King Harald V and Queen Sonja were accompanied by Princess Astrid Mrs. Ferner.
The Royal Family hosts the annual reception for Ambassadors and their spouses, which is alternatingly held at the Royal Palace, the Royal Yacht Norge, and the Oscarshall Palace.
During the dinner, Ambassador Batoon-Garcia and Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Søreide, who were seated together, had a very pleasant discussion on various matters of mutual interest. END