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Norway foreign minister becomes president of World Economic Forum
September 15, 2017 / 3:18 PM / 6 days ago

Norway foreign minister becomes president of World Economic Forum

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway’s Foreign Minister Boerge Brende has resigned from his position to become president of the World Economic Forum, he told a news conference on Friday

Brende will keep his position until mid-October. Before becoming foreign minister in 2013, he was the WEF’s managing director in 2008-2009 and 2011-2013

Prime Minister Erna Solberg won re-election on Monday and is in talks to other parties to form a new government.

Reporting by Henrik Stolen; Editing by Gwladys Fouche and Alison Willaims

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