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Monday, 8 May 2017

Emmanuel Macron elected as President of France


Pro-European centrist leader Emmanuel Macron has been elected as President of France. 39-year-old former investment banker, who has never held elected office, becomes the youngest President and occupant of the Élysée Palace (official residence of the President of France).

Mr. Macron will also become the first President from outside the two traditional main parties since the modern republic’s foundation in 1958. The French Interior Ministry said with 93 percent of the votes counted, Mr. Macron had about 19.3 million votes, while Ms. Marine Le Pen secured about 10.4 million was the close rival in elections.

    Important Takeaways from above News for BOB Exam-
    • Emmanuel Macron has been elected as President of France
    • He becomes the youngest President of France
    • Mr. Macron has succeeded François Hollande
    Source- News on AIR

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