19 October 2016

Norway PM blasts she would NOT hire someone wearing niqab as migrants should integrate

Speaking ahead of an integration conference on Tuesday, Erna Solberg declared foreigners coming to the Scandinavian country need integrate to its culture and customs.

When asked if she would hire someone wearing a niqab, Mrs Solberg said: “No. [They] would probably not get a job from me or many others if [they] were wearing a niqab.

“We believe we should see each other’s faces in the workplace.”

The PM said the government had no plans to ban anyone from practicing their religion at work, but that it was important for Norway to set clear boundaries.

Mrs Solberg added: “Niqab and burka is a very small problem in Norway, but there are some who wear it.

“I experience it as a political statement from those who wear it, [who] wish to challenge the boundaries in Norwegian society. And so we must enforce some limits. [Daily Express] Read more