Tagged: Defence Minister

Grete Faremo new Minister of Defence

Grete Faremo is Norway’s new Minister of Defence. She received the keys for her new office from her predecessor, Anne-Grete Strøm-Erichsen, who as of today is Minister of Health. Espen Barth Eide and Ragnhild...

Harald Sunde new Chief of Norwegian Defence

  Lieutenant General Harald Sunde was appointed General and new Chief of Defence by the King in Council on May 29. “It is with great joy and anticipation that I welcome Harald Sunde as...

Norway to send military field hospital to Chad

Norway will soon send a military field hospital to Chad to strengthen the UN military operations on the border with the troubled region of Darfur in Sudan, said reports reaching here from Oslo Friday....

No more Norwegian troops to Afghanistan

The Government has no plans for sending more Norwegian troops to Afghanistan. Neither has it received any concrete requests from NATO to do so, according to Defence Minister Anne-Grete Strøm-Erichsen. The decision comes after the...