The senators were accompanied by people from the Norwegian
Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The visit started with a working
lunch, with talks from State Secretary Tore Hattrem, Dep. Director
Mette Gravdal Agerup, and Research Director of the Norwegian Polar
Institute Nalan Koç.
The weather was beautiful, and the group had a nice trip around
Kongsfjorden by boat. The visit ended with coffee, cake and
Ny-Ålesund Cognac in the Amundsen villa, and a short trip to the