Kári P. Højgaard
Kári Páll Højgaard (born 21 July 1951 in Strendur, Faroe Islands) is a Faroese politician. He was chairman of the Self-Government Party (Sjálvstýrisflokkurin) until April 2015 and is a former President of the West Nordic Council (2008-09) (2011-2012) (2017-2018).
Højgaard was elected as member of the Faroese Parliament on 27 February 2001. He was leader of his party′s parliamentary group 2001-11 as well as party chairman 2003-10 and again 2011-2015.
In November 2011 Højgaard became Minister of Internal Affairs, in the centre-right ABDH government. He was minister from 14 November 2011 until 5 September 2013 when prime minister sacked him because of the case of the Eysturoy tunnel, which was planned to be made by a private Danish company, Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners. The plan with the private company was skipped, instead the plan is that the tunnel shall be made by and owned by the government.
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- Official web site
- Council of Runavík
- Norden.org Nordic Council - Official co-operation in the Nordic Region
- Members of the Faroese Parliament
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