Romina Pourmokhtari previously led the Liberal People’s Party’s youth wing:- Ulf Kristersson, Sweden’s freshly elected prime minister, has appointed a 26-year-old to the position of environment minister.
Until recently, Romina Pourmokhtari oversaw the youth organisation of the Liberal People’s Party and was not recognised for having a climate-related political stance, according to AFP.
As a result, she became the country of Sweden’s youngest ministry leader. 27 years previously stood as the record.
Right-wing coalition led by Ulf Kristersson has the support of the extreme Sweden Democrats. The anti-immigration Sweden Democrats promised to back the administration in exchange for pledges on policy, particularly regarding crime and immigration.
Romina Pourmokhtari was born in the Stockholm suburbs to an Iranian family. She had previously been a fierce opponent of Kristersson’s choice to join forces with the Sweden Democrats.
“Without SD, Ulf Kristersson – unquestionably. No thanks for Ulf Kristersson with SD, “She’s written on Twitter before.
In the nation where Greta Thunberg, a teenage climate activist who leads a worldwide climate movement, lives,Romina Pourmokhtari has been appointed minister of the environment and climate.
The 10 million people who call Sweden home are foreign-born to about 20% of that country; many of them are refugees from war-torn nations like Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, and Somalia.
There are 24 ministers in the new Cabinet, including 13 men and 11 women. Six Christian Democrats, five Liberals, and 13 Moderates make up the political spectrum.
After the elections on September 11th, the three center-right parties were able to gain a majority in Parliament with the aid of the far-right Sweden Democrats. Together, they shocked Sweden’s Social Democrats, who had held power since the 1930s.
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