London, 26 October 2022 (TDI): Rishi Sunak has been elected as the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (UK) after Liz Truss resigned from office in just 44 days.

In his inaugural speech, he said “I have just been to Buckingham Palace and accepted His Majesty The King’s invitation to form a government in his name. It is only right to explain why I am standing here as your new Prime Minister”.

He further added, “Right now our country is facing a profound economic crisis” and warned the state of “difficult and challenging decisions” ahead.

He also paid “tribute” to the former Prime Ministers. Furthermore, Rishi Sunak explained his foremost steps as a new Prime Minister and Leader of the house.

Along these lines, he pledged that he “will place economic stability and confidence at the heart of this government’s agenda.”

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One of his primary messages to regain the public’s faith following the recent events, was that his government would have “integrity, professionalism, and accountability.”

He stated that “Trust is earned. And I will earn yours”. British politician Rishi Sunak has assumed the position of Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. He is the Leader of the Conservative Party.

In 2010 Sunak began working for the Conservative Party and in 2014 he was chosen as the Conservative Party’s candidate for the House of Commons.

From 2015 to 2017 he was a member of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee, and parliamentary private secretary at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.

Sunak has been a Member of Parliament (MP) for Richmond (Yorks) since 2015. He previously held the positions of Chancellor of the Exchequer from 2020 to 2022 and Chief Secretary to the Treasury from 2019 to 2020.

Sunak was born in Southampton to Indian immigrants who came to the country in the 1960s from East Africa. The coming days will be busy for the new Prime Minister.