Ireland has a new Prime Minister.  Simon Harris is the youngest Prime Minister in history

Ireland has the youngest Prime Minister in history. Simon Harris, who was previously Minister for Higher Education and Science, became Prime Minister in Dublin on Sunday. He began his political career at the national level when he was twenty-four years old.

Harris, Ireland's Higher Education and Science Minister, became the new leader of the country's ruling Fine Gael party on Sunday. As head of government He will replace Leo Varadkar.

Harris, 37 One of the volunteers was L Take the reins of Fine Gael, After Wednesday unexpectedly Varadkar resigned.

– It is the greatest honor in my life to assume the leadership of this great party – he said after assuming leadership of the formation. He stressed that under his leadership the country will remain on a pro-European path.

The new Prime Minister is scheduled to officially assume his duties on April 9, after Parliament resumes work after the Easter recess.

The youngest prime minister in history

In terms of age, Harris broke the record of the outgoing prime minister. Varadkar in 2017, when he took up the position He was 38 years old.

See: Ireland does not want changes to the constitution. Unexpected referendum results

Simon Harris became a Member of Parliament at the age of twenty-four. At the age of less than 30, he took over the Ministry of Health, which he headed at the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, which contributed to his reputation for popularity.

As the new prime minister, he stressed that he intends to adhere to “the basic values ​​that serve the nation.”

– Hopes. leading businesses. Equal opportunities. honesty. protection. He stressed that I have joined this party since I was 15 years old, and these values ​​​​mean everything to me.

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