02.02.2008 · The Government

A new Government has been formed

Javnaðarflokkurin (The Social Democratic Party), Tjóðveldi (The Independence Party) and Miðflokkurin (The Centre Party) have formed a new coalition on which the new Government is based.
Mr. Jóannes Eidesgaard continues as Prime Minister and he has appointed the following members to the Government:
Mr. Høgni Hoydal, Minister of Foreign Affairs
Mr. Karsten Hansen, Minister of Finance
Mr. Tórbjørn Jacobsen, Minister ofFisheries and Resources
Ms. Helena Dam á Neystabø, Minister of Justice
Ms. Kristina Háfoss, Minister of Education, Research and Culture
Mr. Hans Pauli Strøm, Minister of Health and Social Affairs
Ms. Bjørt Samuelsen, Minister of Trade and Industry