Tagged: president

Hanna Birna Kristjánsdóttir

Hanna Birna to re­sign as Min­is­ter of the In­te­rior

Hanna Birna Kristjáns­dót­tir, the Min­is­ter of the In­te­rior,  an­nounced her res­ig­na­tion today. She will step down de­spite sup­port from the In­de­pen­dence Party to re­main a min­is­ter. Last week, her former assistant, Gísli Freyr Valdórsson,...

Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson

Iceland’s president might seek a fifth term

Iceland’s president Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson might seek a fifth term in the 2012 presidential elections. In his nationally televised New Year’s address on January 1st, he said that he might be of greater assistance...