Indian origin Rishi Sunak set to be new UK PM

Sunak (right) with Boris Johnson (left) in 10 Downing Street, UK.

The former finance minister of the United Kingdom Rishi Sunak has emerged as the front-runner to be the country’s next prime minister after Boris Johnson dramatically dropped out of the race to be Conservative Party leader.

The current Prime Minister, Liz Truss, resigned last week after just six disastrous weeks in office. Graham Brady.

CNN quoting a Conservative official responsible for the leadership contest, said a new prime minister would be in place by Friday.

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