Pakistani-origin woman becomes Norway's minister
25 September, 2012
ISLAMABAD: Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg has appointed a Pakistani Muslim woman as part of his government during a Cabinet reshuffle this week.
Hadia Tajik, 29, of Pakistani descent, was appointed on Friday as Norway's culture minister, reported a private news channel.
Hadia has become the first-ever Muslim cabinet member and youngest-ever government minister in the Scandinavian country.
The newly appointed minister of culture has already publicised her programme for the upcoming months and stressed that cultural diversity should become an undisputable part of Norway's everyday life