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Gudlaugur Thór Thórdarson

Gudlaugur Thór Thórdarson

Iceland's Minister for Foreign Affairs

Gudlaugur Thór Thórdarson is Minister for Foreign Affairs for Iceland and World Bank Group Governor since 2016. He is Deputy Chairman of the center-right and Eurosceptic Independence Party, the lagest party in parliament and served as Minister of Health and Social Security (2007-09). He joined Althingi (parliament) in Reykjavík in 2003 and has amongst others served on the committees of Budget; Foreign Affairs; Health; Trade; Fisheries; and the Environment, and on the Icelandic Delegation to the EFTA and EEA and the EU-Iceland joint parliamentary committee. He has a degree in Political Science from the University of Iceland. Recently he visited India at the end of 2018.