BEIJING, April 8 (Xinhua) -- Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg is in China for an official visit at the invitation of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang. The visit, which started on Friday, will last until Tuesday.
Solberg was born in Bergen, Norway on Feb. 24, 1961. She graduated from the University of Bergen. Since 1989, she has been a member of the Norwegian parliament, serving on the Committee of Foreign Affairs or several other of its specialized committees.
From 2001 to 2005, Solberg was the minister of Local Government and Regional Development. Since 2004, she has been the chairman of the Conservative Party.
Solberg took office as Norway's prime minister in October 2013, and became the second female prime minister in the history of Norway.
She is married and has two children.