Per Sandberg from The Progress Party will Monday step down as Minister of Fisheries, according to Norwegian Aftenposten.
A new Minister will be revealed later Monday, according to the newspaper.
The Norwegian Minister of Fisheries has has faced heavy criticism after he went on a holiday to Iran with his girlfriend Bahareh Letnes.
According to Norwegian PM Erna Solberg, Sandberg did not comply with safety regulations when he brought his work phone to Iran. According to the Norwegian Police Security Service (PST), Iran is considered a “high risk country” together with China and Russia, known for extensive electronic surveillance.