Norwegian government to work as volunteers at Lillehammer 2016 Youth Winter Olympic Games

Mrs. Thorhild Widvey, Norway`s minister of culture, has invited colleagues in Government to contribute as volunteers during Lillehammer 2016 Youth Winter Olympic Games.

14 of Norway`s 17 ministers have been given a variety of different tasks, including work as chauffeur, handing out lunch to other volunteers, shaping the ski slopes, and contributing in first aid teams. 

Group-photo of Minster of Culture, Thorhild Widvey, Minister of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion, Solveig Horne, Minister of Fisheries, Elisabeth Aspaker, Minister of Defence, Ine Eriksen Søreide, Minister of Agriculture and Food, Sylvi Listhaug, Minister of Trade and Industry, Monica Mæland, Minister of Health and Care Services, Bent Høie, Minister of EEA and EU Affairs, Vidar Helgesen, Minister of Justice and Public Security, Anders Anundsen and Minister of Local Government and Modernisation, Jan Tore Sanner.
Ready to volunteer: From left: Minster of Culture, Thorhild Widvey, Minister of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion, Solveig Horne, Minister of Fisheries, Elisabeth Aspaker, Minister of Defence, Ine Eriksen Søreide and Minister of Agriculture and Food, Sylvi Listhaug. From left, in front: Minister of Trade and Industry, Monica Mæland, Minister of Health and Care Services, Bent Høie, Minister of EEA and EU Affairs, Vidar Helgesen, Minister of Justice and Public Security, Anders Anundsen and Minister of Local Government and Modernisation, Jan Tore Sanner. Credit: Ketil Frøland/Norwegian Ministry of Culture

Minister of Finance, Siv Jensen, Minister of Labour and Social Affairs, Robert Eriksson, Minister of Transport and Communications, Ketil Solvik-Olsen, and Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Tord Lien, were unable to attend when the photo was taken.