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Norway PM reshuffles Cabinet. Jens Stoltenberg announced changes to the Centre Party (Sp) part of the tripartite coalition government, Monday. As of 12:15pm local time Magnhild Meltveit Kleppa and Lars Peder Brekk, the now former, Minister of Transport and Communications and Minister of Food and Agriculture, respectively, were honourably discharged from their offices. Replacing them three days after the last meeting in parliament before its recess until 28th September, are Marit Arnstad and Trygve Slagsvold Vedum, who take over the ministerial posts.

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Norway PM reshuffles Cabinet

Published on Monday, 18th June, 2012 at 20:32 under the news category, by Lyndsey Smith   .

Jens Stoltenberg announced changes to the Centre Party (Sp) part of the tripartite coalition government, Monday.

Jens Stoltenberg
Jens Stoltenberg
Photo: Office of the Prime Minister/Flickr


As of 12:15pm local time Magnhild Meltveit Kleppa and Lars Peder Brekk, the now former, Minister of Transport and Communications and Minister of Food and Agriculture, respectively, were honourably discharged from their offices.

Replacing them three days after the last meeting in parliament before its recess until 28th September, are Marit Arnstad and Trygve Slagsvold Vedum, who take over the ministerial posts.

The updated 20-strong Cabinet list is now as follows:

Labour (Ap)
Jens Stoltenberg – Prime Minister
Jonas Gahr Støre – Minister of Foreign Affairs
Grete Faremo – Minister of Justice and Emergency Planning
Sigbjørn Johnsen – Minister of Finance
Trond Giske – Minister of Trade and Industry
Anne-Grete Strøm-Erichsen – Minister of Health and Care Services
Karl Eirik Schjøtt-Pedersen – Minister at the Office of the Prime Minister
Anniken Huitfeldt – Minister of Culture
Rigmor Aasrud – Minister of Government Administration, Reform, and Church Affairs
Hanne Bjurstrøm – Minister of Labour
Lisbeth Berg-Hansen – Minister of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs
Espen Barth Eide – Minister of Defence

Socialist Left (SV)
Bård Vegar Solhjell – Minister of the Environment
Kristin Halvorsen – Minister of Education and Research
Heikki Holmås – Minister of International Development
Inga Marthe Thorkildsen – Minister of Children, Equality, and Social Inclusion

Centre (Sp)
Liv Signe Navarsete – Minister of Local Government and Regional Development
Marit Arnstad – Minister of Transport and Communications
Ola Borten Moe – Minister of Petroleum and Energy
Trygve Slagsvold Vedum – Minister of Food and Agriculture.



Published on Monday, 18th June, 2012 at 20:32 under the news category, by Lyndsey Smith   .

This post has the following tags: norwaygovernment, governmentreshuffle.





  
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