Up to date: Oct 10, 2019 06:06 IST
The Hague [Netherland], Oct 10 (Xinhua/ANI): Former Dutch minister Ella Vogelaar dedicated suicide on the age of 69, her household mentioned Tuesday evening.
“She has been affected by despair for fairly a while and has put an finish to her life,” mentioned a household assertion.
From 2004 to 2007, Vogelaar was chair of Oxfam Novib, the most important Dutch worldwide growth group, and from February 2007 till the tip of 2008, she was the minister of housing, neighbourhoods, and integration within the fourth cupboard of Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende on behalf of the Labor Get together PvdA.
After a 12 months and a half as a minister, she misplaced the boldness of the PvdA board and needed to go away. Throughout her brief time in workplace, Vogelaar launched an inventory of forty deprived neighbourhoods in giant cities and helped them obtain further investments. These neighbourhoods have been quickly given the identify “Vogelaar neighbourhoods.” (Xinhua/ANI)