Angela Merkel To Step Down As German Chancellor In 2021

Germany’s Angela Merkel has announced that she will step down as Chancellor in 2021, following recent election setbacks. She would not seek re-election as leader of the centre-right Christian Democratic Union( CDU). She has held the post since 2000. The CDU was severely weakened in yesterday’s poll in the state of Hesse, the latest in a series of setbacks.
 
Source- The Hindu
 
Static/Current Takeaways Important For IBPS PO Mains Exam 2018: 
  • Germany Capital: Berlin, Currency: Euro, Present Chancellor: Angela Merkel.