Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg Fined 20,000 crowns (About 2,000 euros) to bypass the restrictions imposed by his government on Covid-19.
Police spokesman Ole Saeverud said the fine was due to the president’s assistance birthday party, According to the chain store report NRK. Solberg has admitted that he violated current measures when he participated in a family event at the ski resort in February last year.
The number of participants in both meetings exceeded the number of meetings allowed.This situation has caused controversy in Norway, some of which Ask him to resign, Although the Conservative Party is still the favorite in the polls before the September election.
In each meeting attended by the Prime Minister, there are about 15 people, and the highest number is 10. Solberg has apologized for what happened. “I should have known”Before pointing it out, I said, “People like her who tell people how to protect themselves every day must know these measures.”
Similarly, in the statement collected by the newspaper local, Has promised to have “heed” the police’s decision and has promised “A fine will be paid”. He added: “I have said that if a visit to a restaurant involves a fine, of course we will compensate it.”
Norwegian Police Won’t fine Solberg’s husbandSindre Finnes, although he believes that his role should also be the organizer of the event, because his behavior does not imply a negative impact on the population’s compliance with the restrictions imposed by the pandemic. The restaurant will not be fined.
“Even though everyone’s laws are the same, Not all the same. Solberg is the country’s main elected official (…), so punitive measures should be taken to maintain public confidence in infection control rules,” Seveld said.