Karl Nehammer Takes Over Austrian Ministry of the Interior

PeoplePoliticians ♦ Published: January 17, 2020; 08:07 ♦ (Vindobona)

The new Minister of the Interior Karl Nehammer recently introduced himself to the executives of the Ministry of the Interior during the handover of office. He had previously been sworn in at the Hofburg by Federal President Alexander Van der Bellen. Wolfgang Peschorn returns to his position as President of the State Financial Procurator's Office.

Karl Nehammer takes over from Wolfgang Peschorn. / Picture: © BMI Bundesministerium für Inneres / Gerd Pachauer

Recently, the official handover of office from the former Minister of the Interior, Wolfgang Peschorn, to the newly appointed Minister of the Interior, Karl Nehammer, took place in the Ministry of the Interior.

"I take over the office of Minister of the Interior with gratitude and respect. It is a great honour for me to be at the head of this extensive department", said Nehammer…