PM stands firm on “final” tunnel decision
Prime Minister Aksel V. Johannesen has revealed that the government decided four weeks ago to prioritise tunnel work in Dalur ahead of Fámjin.
The decision is final, he says, adding that the government has had no significant debates on the issue since the decision was made.
This comes after a longstanding dispute with transport minister Henrik Old, who favours the Fámjin tunnel project. Mr Old said yesterday that the government’s discussions on the matter are ongoing.
Jónleif Johannesen, MP for Javnaðarflokkurin (the Social Democratic Party), who was born in the village of Dalur, agrees with the Prime Minister.
Translated by prosa.fo