Halldór Blöndal

Halldór Blöndal
  • President of Althingi 1999-2005. 
  • Date of Birth: August 24th, 1938
  • Party: Independence Party

Parliamentary career

  • Member of Althingi for the North Eastern Constituency 1979-2003 and for the Northeast Constituency since 2003.

Present committees

  • Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs since 2005.
  • Chairman of the Icelandic Delegation to the West Nordic Council since 2005.

Earlier committees

  • Member of the Icelandic Delegation to the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly 1984-1986.
  • Member of the Icelandic Delegation to the Inter-Parliamentary Union 1983.
  • Member of the Icelandic Delegation to the U.N. General Assembly 1983.

Ministerial career

  • Minister of Transport and Communications 1991-1999.
  • Minister of Agriculture 1991-1995.