Chris Hipkins becomes the 41st Prime Minister of New Zealand
Chris Hipkins has become the new Prime Minister of New Zealand. On Wednesday, he took oath as the 41st Prime Minister of the country. Jacinda Ardern arrived at New Zealand’s parliament for the last time as prime minister this morning and headed straight to Government House to submit her resignation. Carmel Sepuloni has taken over as Deputy Prime Minister. Upon taking office, Hipkins indicated that tackling rising inflation would be a priority for his cabinet.
Hipkins was first elected to the Parliament of New Zealand in 2008. During the Corona epidemic in November 2020, he was entrusted with the responsibility of dealing with Corona as a minister. Apart from this, Hipkins has also handled ministries like the Ministry of Police, Education and Public Service.
Earlier, Jacinda Ardern surprised everyone by announcing her resignation from the post of Prime Minister. After the resignation of Jacinda Jacinda Ardern, the discussion of the names of the contenders for the post of Prime Minister of New Zealand started. In which Chris Hipkins had a second quarry. Announcing her resignation, Jacinda Ardern said, “She knows that the job of Prime Minister requires a lot of responsibility and dedication, but she is no longer able to do justice to it, so she is stepping down. able to perform.”