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Magnhild Meltveit Kleppa new Government minister

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Published under: Stoltenberg's 2nd Government

Publisher Office of the Prime Minister

As Minister of Petroleum and Energy Odd Roger Enoksen has wanted to leave the Government, the Crown Prince Regent has in today’s session of the Council of State appointed Ms. Åslaug Haga – until now Minister of Local Government and Regional Development, to the post as Minister of Petroleum and Energy. Ms. Magnhild Meltveit Kleppa, Member of Storting and former Government minister, has been appointed to the post as Minister of Local Government and Regional Development.

As Minister of Petroleum and Energy Odd Roger Enoksen has wanted to leave the Government, the Crown Prince Regent has in today’s session of the Council of State appointed Ms. Åslaug Haga – until now Minister of Local Government and Regional Development, to the post as Minister of Petroleum and Energy. Ms. Magnhild Meltveit Kleppa, Member of Storting and former Government minister, has been appointed to the post as Minister of Local Government and Regional Development. Mr. Odd Roger Enoksen has been honourably discharged from his post.

The changes are effective as of 1 pm today.

The Government represents the Labour Party (Lab.), the Socialist Left Party (Soc.) and the Centre Party (Cent.). The government list now is as follows:

Prime Minister:
Mr. Jens Stoltenberg (Lab.)

Minister of Finance:
Ms. Kristin Halvorsen (Soc.)


Minister of Petroleum and Energy:
Ms. Åslaug Marie Haga (Cent.)


Minister of Foreign Affairs:
Mr. Jonas Gahr Støre (Lab.)


Minister of Local Government and Regional Development:
Ms. Magnhild Meltveit Kleppa (Cent.)


Minister of Defence:
Ms. Anne-Grete Strøm-Erichsen (Lab.)


Minister of the Environment:
Ms. Helen Oddveig Bjørnøy (Soc.)


Minister of Development Cooperation:
Mr. Erik Solheim (Soc.)


Minister of Trade and Industry:
Mr. Dag Terje Andersen (Lab.)


Minister of Transport and Communications:
Ms. Liv Signe Navarsete (Cent.)


Minister of Education and Research:
Mr. Øystein Kåre Djupedal (Soc.)


Minister of Labour and Social Inclusion:
Mr. Bjarne Håkon Hanssen (Lab.)


Minister of Justice and the Police:
Mr. Knut Storberget (Lab.)


Minister for Children and Equality:
Ms. Karita Bekkemellem (Lab.)


Minister of Culture and Church Affairs:
Mr. Trond Giske (Lab.)


Minister of Health and Care Services:
Ms. Sylvia Kristin Brustad (Lab.)


Minister of Government Administration and Reform:
Ms. Heidi Grande Røys (Soc.)


Minister of Agriculture and Food:
Mr. Terje Riis-Johansen (Cent.)


Minister of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs:
Ms. Helga Pedersen (Lab.)