New Zealand Finance Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Bill English have been elected as the new Prime Minister of New Zealand after the resignation of John Key last week.
He sworned as the 39th Prime Minister of the country. Bill English, 54 is from commerce and literature background. He held several ministerial posts and joined parliament in 1990.
Bill English said in a statement “I am both excited and humbled by this opportunity,” English said in a statement. “As Prime Minister, I will be committed to building a New Zealand which rewards hard work and enterprise and which cares for our most vulnerable.”
Mr key also wanted Bill English to serve as next Prime Next , he had said this earlier also that he will be voting for Bill English.
As a finance minister and Deputy Prime Minister he has performed brilliantly. Now big shoes have to be filled by him as John Key was a successful Prime Minister, now he has to fulfill the hopes of people as Mr Key did throughout his term.