Kári P. Højgaard

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Kári P. Højgaard

Kári Páll Højgaard (born July 21, 1951 in Strendur, Faroe Islands) is the current head of the Faroese Independence Party (Sjálvstýrisflokkurin) and President of the West Nordic Council.[1]

He was elected as member of the Faroese Parliament on 27 February 2001, and took over as party leader the following year.

He has been member of the City Council in Runavík from 1988 to 31. December 2008, and is currently living in Saltangará.

Højgaard was member of The Environment and Natural Resources Committee of the Nordic Council in the period 2004-2008.[2]

In November 2011 Højgaard became Minister of Internal Affairs, in the ABDH government.[3] He was minister from 14 November 2011 until 5 September 2013.[4]


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