Lars Løkke Rasmussen

Danish politician

Lars Løkke Rasmussen (born 15 May 1964) is the current Prime Minister of Denmark and the leader of the centre-right Liberal party, Venstre.

We are here today, because we are all committed to take action.


  • Global Warming knows no border. It does not discriminate. It affects us all. And we are here today, because we are all committed to take action.
    • From his opening address at United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen December 7, 2009.
  • Growth and prosperity. These are the blocks with which we must build our welfare society.
    • From the Opening Address to the Folketing (The Danish Parliament) on Tuesday 6 October 2009.
  • It is my ambition that parents can send their children to school with the prospects that they are as interested and excited to learn on their last day of school as they were on the very first.
  • I know that some people in the U.S. associate the Nordic model with some sort of socialism... Therefore, I would like to make one thing clear. Denmark is far from a socialist planned economy. Denmark is a market economy... The Nordic model is an expanded welfare state which provides a high level of security to its citizens, but it is also a successful market economy with much freedom to pursue your dreams and live your life as you wish.

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