Norway is only 300 kilometres (159 Nautical miles) east of Unst, the northernmost island of Shetland.
The Norwegian embassy to the United Kingdom is located in London, and Norway also maintains a Consulate General in Edinburgh.
Phani told PTI that he attempted to better his old record as per the directive of the GWR.
The foreign relations of Norway are based on the country's membership in NATO and within the workings of the United Nations (UN).
Three years after finding an entry into the Guinness Book, long distance runner Tirtha Kumar Phani has now improved upon his own world record for the Greatest Average Mileage Run Daily.
Phani, now 48 years of age, had etched his name in the 20 editions of the prestigious almanac for his astounding feat of running an average of 61.824 km a day for a whole year from August, 2006 to July, 1997.
Both through diplomatic and military cooperation, Norway has played a visible role in the formation and operations of NATO.
It allowed a limited number of military bases and exercises to be based in its territories, which caused some controversy when NATO decided to put forward bases in Northern Norway in preparation for a conflict with the Soviet Union.He had then covered more than 22,000 km over a one-year period.Phani, who hails from Lalgola in West Bengal's Murshidabad district but now settled in the metropolis, achieved a new record in the same category by running an average of 61.866 km a day from June 30, 2006 to June 29, 2007 here.A Norway Spruce is given by the city of Oslo and presented to London as a Christmas tree for display in Trafalgar Square as a token of gratitude for the UK's support during World War II.King Haakon, his son Crown Prince Olav and the country's government lived in exile in London throughout the war.The economic hardship of the times forced austerity measures at the ministry for the next several years.