King of Norway has surgical procedure in Malaysia after falling ailing on vacation | EUROtoday

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Norway’s King Harald had a short lived pacemaker implanted on Saturday at a hospital in Malaysia after falling ailing whereas on vacation there, the Norwegian royal family stated.

“The pacemaker was implanted due to a low heart rate. The decision was made earlier today, and the procedure was successful,” the palace stated in an announcement, including that he’s doing properly underneath the circumstances however nonetheless requires relaxation.

The process ought to make the journey dwelling safer, doubtless in a few days, it stated.

The 87-year-old monarch was on a non-public vacation within the South-East Asian nation when he fell ailing with an an infection earlier this week.

King Harald has been Norway’s ceremonial head of state since 1991 and is Europe’s oldest residing monarch. He has repeatedly been hospitalised with infections in recent times, and has additionally undergone coronary heart surgical procedure.