Changes in the Government

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In the Council of State today, the King has made changes in the Government.

Minister of Petroleum and Energy Marte Mjøs Persen has been appointed minister of Labour and Social Inclusion. At the same time, Bjørnar Selnes Skjæran´s management of Ministry of Labour and Social Inclusion ceases. Mr. Skjæran continues as Minister of Fisheries and Ocean Policy.

Mr. Terje Aasland has been appointed minister of Petroleum and Energy. At the same time, Ms. Persen´s management of Ministry of Petroleum and Energy ceases.

The changes are active as of 14:00 hours today, 7 March 2022.

The government is a coalition between the Labour Party (Lab.) and the Centre Party (Cent.) The members of the Government are as follows:

Prime Minister
Jonas Gahr Støre (Lab.)

Minister of Finance
Trygve Magnus Slagsvold Vedum (Cent.)

Minister of Foreign Affairs
Anniken Huitfeldt (Lab.)

Minister of Research and Higher Education
Ola Borten Moe (Cent.)

Minister of Fisheries and Ocean Policy
Bjørnar Selnes Skjæran (Lab.)

Minister of International Development
Anne Beathe Tvinnereim (Cent.)

Minister of Defence
Odd Roger Enoksen (Cent.)

Minister of Climate and Environment
Espen Barth Eide (Lab.)

Minister of Children and Families
Kjersti Toppe (Cent.)

Minister of Local Government and Regional Development
Bjørn Arild Gram (Cent.)

Minister of Transport
Jon-Ivar Nygård (Lab.)

Minister of Labour and Social Inclusion
Marte Mjøs Persen (Lab.)

Minister of Health and Care services
Ingvild Kjerkol (Lab.)

Minister of Culture and Equality
Anette Trettebergstuen (Ap)

Minister of Trade and Industry
Jan Christian Vestre (Lab.)

Minister of Education
Tonje Brenna (Lab.)

Minister of Agriculture and Food
Sandra Borch (Cent.)

Minister of Justice and Public Security
Emilie Enger Mehl (Cent.)

Minister of Petroleum and Energy
Terje Aasland (Lab.)