Labor MP Chris Hopkins has been named as the new Prime Minister of New Zealand after the resignation of the female Prime Minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern.
According to a foreign news agency, pressure was seen in New Zealand to elect a prime minister from the ancient indigenous Maori race, after which the names of Chris Hopkins, Justice Minister Kerry Allen and Immigration Minister Michael Wood were considered for the country’s prime minister. were
However, Labor MP Chris Hopkins has been nominated for the new Prime Minister of New Zealand.
Jacinda will formally tender her resignation to Governor-General King Charles III on February 7, after which the Governor-General will appoint Chris Hopkins as Prime Minister if he receives the support of the House of Representatives.
It should be noted that on January 19, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced her resignation and said that she has no intention of contesting the next election.