Rishi Sunak was nominated by the Conservative Party as the new Prime Minister

Can the country recover from the political and financial crisis it has been in for months? After Liz Truss left Downing Street on Thursday, Rishi Sunak was nominated by the British Conservatives to be the UK’s new Prime Minister on Monday 24 October.

However, he should not be officially appointed as the head of government before Tuesday, it said BBC. An ill-fated candidate this summer against the former British prime minister, who resigned after 44 days in power, benefited the 42-year-old former British finance minister. The resignation of Boris Johnson, the former head of the British government. His other opponent, Benny Mordant He also threw in the towelMonday afternoon.

With the support of more than half of Conservative MPs, Mr. Sunak announced his candidacy on Sunday evening. “I want to restore our economy, unite our party and work for our country”, he said on TwitterBoris Johnson is assured of a tackle “Integrity, Professionalism and Responsibility”.

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The first non-white person to head the government

Rishi Sunak, a very wealthy former banker and grandson of Indian-origin immigrants with a noble background in the British elite, was the first non-white to lead the government.

The former president, a budget orthodoxy and Labor defender, has charmed much of his camp while the country is mired in a deep economic and social crisis, with inflation hovering at 10% and strikes mounting. The situation has continued to deteriorate in recent months as the government has been crippled by a series of uprisings that have angered the majority, made worse by Lis Truss’s blunders that have destabilized markets, and pound sterling has plummeted.

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Mr Sunak continued to criticize Liz Truss’ economic plan this summer and appears to be a reassuring figure for British markets. On Monday, the pound sterling rose on the prospect of the former finance minister being appointed as head of government.

Rishi Sunak will be the fifth tenant of 10 Downing Street since the Brexit vote in 2016, which opened a page of unprecedented economic and political turmoil in the United Kingdom.

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The world with AFP

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