Emmanuel Macron names Edouard Philippe as French Prime Minister

France’s newly-elected President Emmanuel Macron has named Edouard Philippe as Prime Minister of France. The 46-year-old lawmaker and mayor of Le Havre is from the conservative Les Republicans party. 

It is the first time in modern French political history that a president has appointed a Prime Minister from outside his camp without being forced to by a defeat in parliamentary elections.

    Important Takeaways from above News for BOB PO Exam-
    • Paris is the capital of France
    • Emmanuel Macron is the newly appointed youngest President of France

    Source- The Indian Express

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