Leo Varadkar, a 38-year-old Indian-origin doctor, scripted history by becoming Ireland’s youngest and the first openly gay Prime Minister of the Catholic-majority country.
Varadkar, the country’s first Indian-origin premier, officially took over from Enda Kenny as Taoiseach, as the Irish prime ministerial title is known, after a parliamentary vote in Dublin confirmed him as the leader by 57 votes to 50, with 47 abstentions.
Takeaways from above News-
- Ireland became the first country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage through popular vote.
- Dublin is the capital of Ireland and its currency is Euro.
Source- The Hindu