Domestic Affairs

Labor Minister Elisabeth Borne becomes France’s new prime minister

by Daily Sabah

French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday picked Labor Minister Elisabeth Borne as his new prime minister, making her the second woman to hold the post in the country and first since 1992, as he prepares for legislative elections in June.

Borne spoke soon after her appointment, noting the emotions she felt at being selected for the highest office a woman has ever held in French political leadership.

“I would like to dedicate this nomination to all the little girls by telling them ‘Go after your dreams!’ Nothing should stop the fight for the place of women in our society,” she said in her inauguration speech.

Read the full story on Daily Sabah

Daily Sabah
Show More

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button