Norwegian PM appoints Muslim woman Minister of Culture

Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg of Norway has appointed a 29-year old Muslim woman, Hadia Tajik, as Norway’s Minister of Culture. On the same day Norway saw mass-scale Muslim protests against the US-made anti-Islamic movie Innocence of Muslims.

Jens Stoltenberg

She’s become Norway’s youngest government minister, as well as the first ever Muslim cabinet member in the Scandinavian country.

She has already made public her programme for the next few months and pointed out that cultural diversity should become an inalienable part of Norway’s everyday life.

Hadia Tajik was born into the family of Pakistani immigrants, had long worked for Norway’s leading mass media until she was made an adviser to the Labour Minister on social issues.


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