The Progress Party wants Norway to buy more corona vaccines

Sylvi ListhaugPhoto: Stian Lysberg Solum / NTB

The Progress Party (FRP) believes that the corona vaccination in Norway is not progressing fast enough and that Norway must try to buy more vaccine doses on its own.

The party will now take the initiative on the issue in the Norwegian parliament (Storting).

“We are so lucky that we have an Oil Fund in Norway, and we have the financial muscle we can use in such a situation,” FRP’s deputy leader Sylvi Listhaug told Norwegian Broadcasting (NRK).

“There are very many people in Norway who have paid an incredibly high price,” she said, referring to the elderly, children, the Norwegian business community, and the jobs that have been lost.

Taking care of the Norwegian population

“The task for Norwegian politicians is to take care of the Norwegian population, and we must do what we can to get more vaccines, faster,” Listhaug noted.

Norway currently receives corona vaccines through an agreement with the EU, but the FRP believes that the government must also try to negotiate directly with the vaccine producers.

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