New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced her resignation on Thursday, January 19.
In his statement, the Kiwi Prime Minister said that he has no intention of contesting the next election.
Jacinda Ardern announced her resignation during the party’s annual meeting, serving until February 7.
It is also worth mentioning here that British media say that new elections in New Zealand will be held in October this year.
At the annual meeting, Jacinda Ardern said that assuming the office of Prime Minister was a big responsibility, but now she feels that she no longer has the energy to do justice to the position of Prime Minister.
He further said that I am a human being, politicians are also human beings, we give our all as long as we can, then there comes a time when you have to part with it all, for me. It’s a great time.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she had considered during the summer break whether she had the energy to continue as prime minister but had now concluded she did not.
Jacinda Ardern holds the distinction of being the world’s youngest female ruler, having been elected Prime Minister in 2017 at the age of 37.
During her tenure, Jacinda Ardern led New Zealand through the 2019 global coronavirus pandemic.
In addition, Jacinda Ardern faced major disasters including terrorist attacks on two mosques in Christchurch and a volcanic eruption.