Norway appoints 29 year old Muslim woman as Culture minister

Norway appoints 29 year old Muslim woman as Culture minister


Norwegian Premier, Jens Stoltenberg has appointed Hadia Tajik, a 29-year-old Muslim woman, as Culture minister, making her the youngest minister in the cabinet and Norway's first Muslim in government.

The move comes just over a year after Anders Breivik murdered 69 young people at a Norwegian Labour Party camp, and killed 8 others in the bombing of govenment offices in Oslo.

Tajik has said her focus will be on cultural diversity. She was born in 1983, in the Norwegian municipality...


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