Changes in the Government

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

State Secretary, Mr. Odd Emil Ingebrigtsen, has been appointed Minister of Fisheries and Seafood.

Member of Parliament, Ms. Guri Melby, has been appointed Minister of Education and Integration.

At the same time, Minister of Education and Integration, Ms. Trine Skei Grande, has been honourably discharged from her office.

Minister of Labour and Social Affairs and Minister of Fisheries and Seafood, Mr. Torbjørn Røe Isaksen, has been discharged of his appointment as Minister of Fisheries and Seafood.

The changes are active as of 13:00 hours today, 13 March 2020.


The Government represents the Conservative Party (C), the Liberal Party (L) and the Christian Democratic Party (CDP):

Prime Minister
Ms. Erna Solberg (C)

Minister of Trade and Industry
Ms. Iselin Nybø (L)

Minister of Children and Families
Mr. Kjell Ingolf Ropstad (CDP)

Minister of Finance
Mr. Jan Tore Sanner (C)

Minister of Justice and Public Security
Ms. Monica Mæland (C)

Minister of Health and Care Services
Mr. Bent Høie (C)

Minister of Foreign Affairs
Ms. Ine Eriksen Søreide (C)

Minister of Labour and Social Affairs
Mr. Torbjørn Røe Isaksen (C)

Minister of Regional Development and Digitalisation
Ms. Linda Hofstad Helleland (C)

Minister of Defence
Mr. Frank Bakke-Jensen (C)

Minister of Local Government and Modernisation
Mr. Nikolai Astrup (C)

Minister of Transport
Mr. Knut Arild Hareide (CDP)

Minister of Agriculture and Food
Ms. Olaug Vervik Bollestad (CDP)

Minister of International Development
Mr. Dag Inge Ulstein (CDP)

Minister of Research and Higher Education
Mr. Henrik Asheim (C)

Minister of Culture and Equality
Mr. Abid Raja (L)

Minister of Petroleum and Energy
Ms. Tina Bru (C)

Minister of Climate and Environment
Mr. Sveinung Rotevatn (L)

Minister of Fisheries and Seafood
Mr. Odd Emil Ingebrigtsen (C)

Minister of Education and Integration
Ms. Guri Melby (L)