Norway appoints new Minister of Culture

    Norway appoints new Minister of Culture

    Dec 18, Oslo Linda Cathrine Hofstad Helleland was appointed the new Minister of Culture on ThursdayThe new Minister of Culture along with the newly appointed State Secretary, Bård Folke Fredriksen, and political advisor Maria Kristine Göthner. Fredriksen and Göthner are apponted from January 8th 2016. Credit: Wenche Nybo/Ministry of Culture

    Linda Cathrine Hofstad Helleland is a Norwegian politician for the Conservative Party, who hads served as the deputy representative in the Norwegian Parliament from Sør-Trøndelag during the terms 2001–2005 and 2005–2009.  She follows Thorhild Widvey, who took office in October 2013.

    Similarly, a Bård Folke Fredriksen, and  Maria Kristine Göthner have been appointed as the new state secretary and Political Adivisor, respectively from January 2016.

    The Oslo Times


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