By Ahmad Deedat Zakari

The United Kingdom has elected Liz Truss as the country’s new Prime Minister. Truss made history as the third woman to become UK Prime Minister on Tuesday, September 6, 2022.

Truss was elected as the leader of the Conservative Party on Monday and officially became British Prime Minister on Tuesday after an audience with Queen Elizabeth II.

In a ceremony traditionally known as “Kissing hands” held at Balmoral Castle in Scotland on Tuesday, the Queen accepted Truss offer to become Prime Minister and form a new government.

The new PM, a former British Foreign Secretary said, as Prime Minister she will remove the obstacles holding her country back.

“As Prime Minister, I will unleash Britain’s potential by going for growth and removing the obstacles holding our country back. A growing economy is key to delivering for the British people and unlocking opportunity.” She said.

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