The Norwegian Minister resigned for American career wife


Ketil Solvik-Wisentta: Liang Youchang / Xinhua /

The Minister of transport and communications of Norway Ketil Solvik-Olsen decided to retire for a career wife, who works as a doctor in the United States. About it reports newspaper Dagbladet.

According to 46-year-old politician, his family leaves for the United States. “My wife was offered a job at a major children’s hospital in Birmingham, Alabama. When there is such a fantastic opportunity, definitely take advantage of it,” he said.

Solvik-Olsen also added that his wife is constantly sacrificed themselves for him, and now it is time to take that step for her. In addition, the Minister said that for a long time to be separated from his family — not the right choice, so go to the US they are all together. “Now the children are 12 and 10 years old, so they will be interested too in a new country with a new language,” he said.

The politician said that the Prime Minister of Norway, Erna, Solberg took the news with understanding. Solvik-Olsen indicated that they would like from the United States to continue their work in the Party of progress, but will understand if the government considers it impossible or wrong.

As reported, the post of head of the Ministry of transport is the current Minister of agriculture John George Dale.

Earlier in August, the Minister of fisheries of Norway, Per Sandberg, resigned after a trip to Iran. He had to leave like this, and the position of the Deputy head of the progress Party because of the scandal with violation of safety rules: the trip to the Ministry and the government, he said only two days after the arrival in the Republic.

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