Liz Truss defeats Rishi Sunak to become UK’s new Prime Minister

[Photo: Facebook/ Liz Truss]

After defeating Rishi Sunak, Liz Truss will take the oath as the next United Kingdom Prime Minister and be the third woman Prime Minister of the UK after Margaret Thatcher and Theresa May.

Liz Truss defeated rival Rishi Sunak with 81,326 votes to 60,399 among party members. UK Foreign Minister and Conservative Party leader Liz Truss was elected as the next UK Prime Minister on Monday.

The announcements of the key ministerial portfolios are expected to start pouring in by Tuesday evening. For the first time in Britain’s history, there will not be a white man in one of the four great offices of state.

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