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Politician and Norwegian MP Sylvi Graham in an exclusive interview with The Oslo Times International

Sylvi Graham is a Norwegian politician for the Conservative Party. From 2004 to 2005, during the second cabinet Bondevik, Graham was appointed State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. She served as a deputy representative to the Norwegian Parliament from Akershus during the term 2005 to 2009. On the local level Graham was the mayor of Oppegård from 1995 to 2004. She was first elected to Oppegård municipal council in 1980. Graham is an...[ ] Full Article

Oslo Mayor, Fabian Stang in an exclusive interview with The Oslo Times

Richard Fabian Stang is the mayor of Oslo. He is a member of the Conservative Party. He was first elected Mayor of Oslo in 2007. He was reelected in 2011. Stang, a lawyer, is the son of the celebrated Norwegian actress, Wenche Foss. Hatef Mokhtar, the Editor-in-Chief of The Oslo Times, conducted an exclusive interview with Stang on various aspects regarding the Oslo and what makes it a unique city to live in. The Excerpts below give us an insight into the interesting talk that...[ ] Full Article

Høyres Landsmøte 2015: Norway Prime Minister vows strong moves to resolve security, care problems

OSLO, May 02: Prime Minister and Conservative Party leader Erna Solberg vowed that the government will strengthen care for old age citizens. “We should work on creating a society where the elderly can live with dignity, instead of sweeping the problems under the carpet”, Solberg said in her speech at the Conservative party congress (Høyres Landsmøte 2015). The Conservative party after coming into power has promised to strengthen its services to people who need...[ ] Full Article

Looking at Russia’s aggression against Ukraine we need to stand up, Norwegian Defense Minister tells The Oslo Times

Søreide has been the Minister of Defense in Norway since 2013. She is a member of the Conservative Party of Norway. She was elected as a Member of the Storting for Oslo in 2005. She has studied law at the University of Tromso. During her educational career, she stepped into politics and joined the Conservative Party. She became a member of the Conservative Party Central Executive Committee and Chairman of the Young Conservatives of Norway in 2000. After...[ ] Full Article

Norwegian MP Heidi Nordby Lunde in an exclusive interview with The Oslo Times

Heidi Nordby Lunde is a Norwegian politician and also a blogger, writer and lecturer, who regularly attends parliament since 2013 as deputy minister for Ine Marie Eriksen Søreide. She is also popularly known as the founder of Women for porn in the 1990s. She,later became known for her blogs under the pseudonym VamPus and has been a prolific commentator, debater and writer in various media. She has worked especially with social media and user generated content...[ ] Full Article

Software management expert Kim Grythe in an exclusive interview with The Oslo Times

Kim Grythe is the organizer of Software Asset Management Conference in Norway. Grythe is also the Sales Manager xSP of Crayon, which organised the conference. He is an expert at optimizing client ROI from complex technology. Crayon are the global leaders in software asset management (SAM), cloud and volume licensing and associated consulting services and are trusted advisors to many of the globe’s leading organisations. Crayon Group...[ ] Full Article

Muslim immigrants coming to Norway have been adding costs to the economy, PEGIDA leader Max Hermansen tells the Oslo Times

Max Hermansen, is the leader of the Islam hostile organization PEGIDA (Patriotic Europeans against the Islamization of the West) and a teacher at two public schools in Oslo.  PEGIDA is a German far right political organization founded in October 2014.Since its conception it has been organizing weekly demonstrations against what it considers the Islamization of the Western World, calling for more restrictive immigration rules, particularly for Muslims....[ ] Full Article

Norway’s Envoy in Pakistan, Leif Larsen in an exclusive interview with The Oslo Times

Mr. Leif Larsen is the Ambassador of Norway to Islamic Republic of  Pakistan. He started his career as trainee in Foreign Affairs in 1984 and his first posting was in Saudi Arabia where he served as a secretary (1986 – 1988), the next two years he served in the same position at the Norwegian embassy in Iceland. After that, he got into security and defense policy – a sector that had particularly interested me. He worked on NATO issues /security issues for 18...[ ] Full Article

Norwegian Envoy to Nepal Kjell Tormod Pettersen with The Oslo Times

The Norwegian Ambassador to Nepal Kjell Tormod Pettersen and  Elin Gjedrem, First Secretary (Political Affairs) , in a short rendezvous with The Oslo Times International News Network’s Chief International Correspondent Prabalta Rijal Spoke about the democratic process in Nepal and efforts made by the Embassy of Norway in Nepal in facilitating the peace process. Excerpts: Nepal is in its transitional phase we have about nine day before the constitution is being...[ ] Full Article
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