Hipkins came into the public eye during the COVID-19 global pandemic by playing a key role in the management of this crisis, but it was Ardern who attracted the most attention in the government.
Last week, New Zealand’s PM Jacinda Ardern suddenly resigned. after which chris hipkins was entrusted with this responsibility. He was officially sworn in as the 41st Prime Minister of New Zealand today. Hipkins, 44, has promised to focus on the economy. After becoming Prime Minister, Hipkins will hold the post for less than nine months. There will be general elections in the country in October.
According to pre-election polls, the position of the Labor Party is better than the main rival National Party. Hipkins was sworn in after New Zealand Governor-General Cindy Kiro accepted Ardern’s resignation. “It is the greatest privilege and greatest responsibility of my life,” Hipkins said at the swearing-in ceremony. He said, I am curious and energetic about the future challenges.
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Became health minister in 2020
Carmel Sepuloni sworn in as Deputy Prime Minister. For the first time in the country, a person belonging to the Pacific Island has been entrusted with the responsibility of this post. Sepuloni congratulated Hipkins and thanked him for showing confidence in him. Hipkins, popularly known as Chippy, has served as minister for education and policing under Ardern’s leadership. First elected to Parliament in 2008, Hipkins became a figurehead for the government’s response to the pandemic. He was appointed Minister of Health in July 2020, before becoming the Minister for COVID Response at the end of the year.
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Hipkins came into the public eye during the COVID-19 global pandemic by playing a key role in the management of this crisis, but it was Ardern who attracted the most attention in the government. She became the subject of discussion at the global level due to her new style of leadership. Ardern, who held the top post for nearly five-and-a-half years, surprised her country by announcing her resignation from the post of Prime Minister last Thursday.
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