PM reshuffles Cabinet


Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg has made a number of changes to his cabinet. He has also made a number of changes to state secretaries and political advisers.

The changes to the Cabinet include the appointment of Ms. Hadia Tajik as Minister of Culture, Jonas Gahr Støre to Health and Care Services, Ms. Anne-Grete Strøm-Erichsen as Minister of Defence, Ms. Anniken Huitfeldt to the Ministry of Labour and Espen Barth Eide as Minister of Foreign Affairs.

The new Cabinet along with their political party, Labour Party (Lab.), the Socialist Left Party (Soc.) and the Centre Party (Cent.) has been published on the Prime Minister’s website as follows:

Jens Stoltenberg (Lab) Prime Minister
Bård Vegar Solhjell (Soc) Minister of the Environment
Ms. Liv Signe Navarsete (Cent) Minister of Local Government and Regional Development
Espen Barth Eide (Lab) Minister of Foreign Affairs
Ms. Grete Faremo (Lab) Minister of Justice and Public Security
Sigbjørn Johnsen (Lab) Minister of Finance
Trond Giske (Lab) Minister of Trade and Industry
Ms. Anne-Grete Strøm-Erichsen(Lab) Minister of Defence
Jonas Gahr Støre (Lab) Minister of Health and Care Services
Ms. Kristin Halvorsen (Soc) Minister of Education and Research
Karl Eirik Schjøtt-Pedersen (Lab) Minister at the Office of the Prime Minister
Ms. Anniken Huitfeldt (Lab) Minister of Labour
Ms. Rigmor Aasrud (Lab) Minister of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs,
also Minister for Nordic cooperation
Ms. Lisbeth Berg-Hansen (Lab) Minister of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs
Ms. Marit Arnstad (Cent) Minister of Transport and Communications
Ola Borten Moe (Cent) Minister of Petroleum and Energy
Heikki Holmås (Soc) Minister of International Development
Ms. Inga Marte Thorkildsen (Soc) Minister of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion
Trygve Slagsvold Vedum (Cent) Minister of Agriculture and Food
Ms. Hadia Tajik (Lab) Minister of Culture
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