Today, October 16, King Harald presided over 2 extraordinary Councils of State at the Royal Palace, that CP Haakon attended as well.
Reason was the change of government, Erna Solberg is the new Prime Minister of Norway (following Jens Stoltenberg who has been Prime Minister since 2005 until today).
kongehuset.no - Regjeringsskifte
The King plays an important role in the formal transition from one government to the next. You can read more about it here The Royal House of Norway - Change of government
A nice picture: King and Crown Prince glance through the Palace window