Priti Patel Quits UK Cabinet as International Development Secretary

Priti Patel, Britain’s first Indian-origin Cabinet Minister resigned as International Development Secretary. This was the second Cabinet resignation within a week. Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has also resigned recently over sexual harassment allegations.

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is also facing calls for his resignation over incorrect comments made to a parliamentary select committee over a British-Iranian citizen imprisoned in Iran.

News In-a-Line:
Priti Patel- resigned as International Development Secretary- from UK Cabinet.

Static/Current Takeaway Points Important for IBPS PO Mains 2017 Exam-

  1. UK PM- Theresa May, Capital- London, Currency- Pound.sterling.

Source- The Guardian


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