Rome, 27 September 2022 (TDI): A Far-right and nationalist political leader, Giorgia Meloni becomes the first female Prime Minister of Italy after Sunday’s election in the country.

A new government in Italy has been elected, and it will be led by a Prime Minister whose party sprung from the ruins of post-World War II Italian fascism.

With almost 44% of the vote, Meloni’s right-wing coalition including Matteo Salvini’s far-right League and former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s center-right Forza Italia will gain control of the Senate and the Chamber of Deputies.

Giorgia Meloni’s political career

Meloni, who was born in 1977, joined the neofascist Italian Social Movement party’s youth wing at the age of 15 to protest the far-left terror that ruled Italy at the time. Later, she served as the head of the National Alliance’s student division.

In 2006, she was elected to the Italian Parliament’s Chamber of Deputies, and two years later, she was appointed the country’s youngest minister. She also became the leader of the European Conservatives and Reformists party in 2020.

Moreover, she has served as a member of parliament and a party official throughout the majority of her political career.

In 2022, Giorgia Meloni, the leader of the far-right Brothers of Italy party has become the nation’s first female Prime Minister.

Giorgia Meloni stated that “Italians have sent a clear message in favor of a right-wing government led by Brothers of Italy. Thank you, Italy.”

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“Italy and the Italians first” was Meloni’s slogan for her election campaign. She has affirmed support for more benefits for families, a reduction in European bureaucracy, reduced taxes, and a limit on immigration. Furthermore, Meloni also aims to renegotiate the EU treaties.