The Faroe Islands new government, a coalition between Sambandsflokkurin (The Unionist Party), Fólkaflokkurin (The People’s Party) and Miðflokkurin (The Centre Party), was sworn in on Saturday.
There are 7 ministers in the conservative, right-wing government, including the prime minister.
Here is the new cabinet in full:
Prime Minister: Bárður á Steig Nielsen, Sambandsflokkurin
Finance Minister: Jørgen Niclasen, Fólkaflokkurin
Foreign & Culture Minister: Jenis av Rana, Miðflokkurin
Fisheries Minister: Jacob Vestergaard, Fólkaflokkurin
Health Minister: Kaj Leo Holm Johannesen, Sambandsflokkurin
Social Affairs Minister: Elsebeth Mercedis Gunnleygsdóttur
Industry Minister: Helgi Abrahamsen
Image credits: Jóanis Albert Nielsen / jn.fo
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