Article | Last updated: 20/06/2011
The political post as state secretary in Norway's government ministries was gradually introduced from 1947. The state secretaries and the political advisers are the political collaborators of the prime minister and the ministers. The state secretaries are appointed by the King, while the political advisers are appointed by the Office of the Prime Minister.
1 January 1984 - 31 December 1989
1984-1986: Odd Jostein Sæter
1986-1987: Hans Christian Bugge
1987-1989: Arne Arnesen
1989 : Torun Dramdal