Simon Harris is now the youngest Prime Minister of Ireland

Dublin: The picture of Ireland may now change, because after the resignation of Leo Varadkar, the command of the country is being handed over to young hands. The ruling Fine Gael party has elected  Simon Harris as Prime Minister. 37 year old Harris has become the youngest PM of the country.

Before this, Leo Varadkar of Indian origin was the youngest Prime Minister of Ireland. He had resigned from the post last month. Since his resignation, there were speculations that Harris could become PM and this is what happened. 88 votes were cast in support of Simon Harris in the Parliament of Ireland. He received support from coalition partners Fianna Fáil and the Green Party as well as several independent MPs.

I will work for my people

After being elected Prime Minister, Simon Harris said that he is feeling extremely honored to be elected the Prime Minister of this great country. He said, ‘I will work hard every day to fulfill the hopes, dreams and aspirations of our people.’

India congratulated

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Simon Harris on becoming the youngest Prime Minister of Ireland. “We highly value our historic ties which are based on shared belief in democratic values,” he said on social media platform X. Look forward to working together to further strengthen the India-Ireland bilateral partnership.

What is his political experience?

Simon Harris has been active in politics from a young age, after graduating from the party’s youth wing. Despite not completing his graduation degree, he soon established himself as a dedicated politician. He played various roles inside the party.

Harris served as Ireland’s Health Minister during a crucial period from 2016 to mid-2020, where she played a key role in managing the country’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Holding the position of Minister for Higher Education in Varadkar’s government, her tenure in these roles has shaped her leadership abilities and policy expertise.

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– Harris joined the Fine Gael Party at the age of 16.
– He became a County Council at the age of just 22.
– In 2011, at the age of 24, he was elected MP.
– Was appointed as Health Minister in the cabinet in 2016.
– After this he was made the Higher Education Minister in 2020.


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