Lydie Polfer, mayor of Luxembourg City and her 6 priorities for the next 6 years
The long political career of the Mayor of Luxembourg City
- March 08, 2018 17:30
- Olya Georgieva
Due to the city's importance within the country (being home to almost one in six Luxembourgers), the position as mayor of Luxembourg City is one of the highest and most prestigious positions in Luxembourgian government and politics. The mayor of Luxembourg is Lydie Polfer. Her political career began in 1979 when she was elected to the Luxembourg Parliament. She is a Luxembourgish politician that has served in a number of capacities, including Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Foreign Affairs, and Mayor of Luxembourg City, as well as a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) and a member of the Chamber of Deputies.
Lydia Polfer is now once again Mayor of Luxembourg City, after previously being mayor there from 1982 to 1999. Last year she outlined her administration’s 6 priorities for the next 6 years. They were identified as Housing, Mobility, Urban Development, Education and Social Harmony, Environment and Security. She is working also on development programs in the sectors of job development and employment, urban economy and environmental protection.
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