List of Ministers of Trade and Industry of the Faroe Islands

The Minister of Trade and Industry (Faroese: landsstýrismaðurin í vinnumálum, also called vinnumálaráðharrin), earlier Minister of Industry (landsstýrismaðurin í ídnaðarmálum, also called ídnaðarmálaráðharrin), is a member of the Faroese government and is responsible for trade, including natural resources except for fisheries, which mostly has its own ministry, labour environment, business, aquaculture etc.

Periode Name Party Ministry
1963–1967 Karsten Hoydal Tjóðveldisflokkurin Ministry of Industry and Agriculture
1968–1979 Jacob Lindenskov Javnaðarflokkurin Ministry of Health, Social Affairs, Industry and Justice[1]
1979–1981 Vilhelm Johannesen Javnaðarflokkurin Ministry of Health, Social Affairs, Industry and Justice
1985–1989 Vilhelm Johannesen Javnaðarflokkurin Ministry of Industry and Labour[2]
1989–1991 Olaf Olsen Fólkaflokkurin Ministry of Industry, Health and Agriculture
1991–1994 Thomas Arabo Javnaðarflokkurin Ministry of Fishery and Industry[3]
1994–1995 Óli Jacobsen Verkamannafylkingin Ministry of Industry, Trade, Labour, Agriculture, Safety and Justice
1995–1996 Axel H. Nolsøe Verkamannafylkingin Ministry of Industry, Trade, Labour, Agriculture, Safety and Justice
1996–1998 Ivan Johannesen Sambandsflokkurin Ministry of Trade, Aquaculture and Agriculture
1998–2000 Finnbogi Arge Fólkaflokkurin Ministry of Trade and Industry
2000–2008 Bjarni Djurholm Fólkaflokkurin Ministry of Trade and Industry
2008 Bjørt Samuelsen Tjóðveldi Ministry of Trade and Industry
2008–2015 Johan Dahl[4] Sambandsflokkurin Ministry of Trade and Industry
2015– Poul Michelsen Progress Ministry of Trade, Industry and Foreign affairs

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. ^ From 1968 until 1970 this ministry was called Ministry of Health, Social Affairs and Industry, fra 1970 til 1975 Arbeids-, sosial- og industridepartementet, og 1975 til 1979 Helse-, industri- og justisdepartementet
  2. ^ From 1985 until 1988 this ministry was called Ministry of Industry and Justice
  3. ^ From 1991 until 1993 this ministry was called Ministry of Industry and Trade, and in the spring 1993 IMinistry of Industry and School
  4. ^ vmr.fo, Johan Dahl, landsstýrismaður í vinnumálum, hevur í dag verið á fundi við Koji Sekimizu, aðalskrivara í IMO