28 October 2017

Jacinda Ardern Officially Sworn in as Prime Minister of New Zealand

Jacinda Ardern Officially Sworn in as Prime Minister of New Zealand


Jacinda Ardern was officially sworn in as the Prime Minister of New Zealand. At the age of 37, Ardern is the youngest New Zealand PM in 150 years. 

She is also the country's third woman leader. This was the first time New Zealand adopted proportional voting since 1996.

Important Takeaways from Above News for IBPS PO Mains Exam-
  • Dame Jenny Shipley was the first woman Prime Minister followed by Helen Clark.
  • Wellington is the capital of New Zealand.
  • New Zealand dollar is the currency of New Zealand.
Source- The Guardian

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