Norway PM: New Oil, Energy Minister IsTerje Riis Johansen

OSLO (Dow Jones Newswires), June 20, 2008

Norway's prime minister Friday confirmed reports that the country's new oil and energy minister will be Terje Riis Johansen, previously minister for agriculture.

Dag Terje Andersen will be Minister of Employment and Social Inclusion, Bjarne Haakon Hanssen will be Minister of Health and Sylvia Brustad will be Minister of Trade and Industry, the prime minister said.

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