New Zealand: New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern surprised everyone by announcing on Thursday that she would resign from her post by 7 February. Jacinda became the Prime Minister of New Zealand on 26 October 2017. At the age of 37, Jacinda became the youngest female head of state in the world. Ardern’s shocking decision came after five and a half years in office.
According to media reports, Jacinda Ardern has said that now I do not have the energy to continue leading the country. I thought about this during the summer vacation. Now the time has come to resign. She has said she will not stand for election, but knows that issues affecting New Zealanders will continue to be on the government’s attention this year and until the election. Ardern told that there will be general elections on 14 October.
Ardern’s next plan
Jacinda Ardern said during the announcement of her resignation that I am human. Politicians are also humans. We do as long as we can. This is the right time for me to resign. Ardern said that she has no plans for the future except to spend more time with her family. Asked how New Zealanders would remember her leadership, Ardern said as someone who always tried to be kind.
Ardern became the youngest PM of New Zealand
Significantly, Jacinda Ardern became the world’s youngest female head of state when she was elected Prime Minister at the age of just 37. He caught everyone’s attention for his work during the covid-19 pandemic, the Christchurch mosque shooting and the White Island volcanic eruption. She herself believes that there were challenges during her tenure of five and a half years, such as the country faced a domestic terrorist incident, a major natural disaster, a global pandemic and an economic crisis. Let us inform that general elections are to be held in New Zealand later this year but Jacinda Arderns term as Prime Minister will not end even after February 7.