As part of the United Nations International Day of Girl Child (11th October 2020), a 16-year old Aava Murto assumed the post of Finland’s Prime Minister for one day on 7th October 2020 to raise awareness about gender equality. It was done as part of the “Girls Takeover” Program. Murto hails from the small village of Vaaksy in Southern Finland.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- The Prime Minister of Finland is Sanna Marin, Capital city is Helsinki and Currency is Euro respectively.