I’m going to send a Hail Mary email to Matt Hancock, but I know what the answer is.” This was a message from one of my staff to our office WhatsApp group the day before our office closed for Christmas Day.
As president-elect Joe Biden begins to roll out the balance of his cabinet, some top Democrats are losing patience with the left flank of the party. The former vice president rode his reputation as an avatar of the center-left to a resounding
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum also announced the new government strategic approach that will lay the foundations of work for the next 50 years.
The new cabinet of 24 ministers and a secretary of state has an unprecedented 10 women, including the PM. They include Leila Jaffel, new at the Ministry of Justice, and Sihem Boughdiri Nemseya, reappointed as finance minister.
"Crowdfunding is one of the best means to support the financing of new innovative business ideas. it will open a door for young people and entrepreneurs to finance their ideas,” says Sheikh Mohammed.
A number of parliament members walked away from the session, in protest to government’s constitutional oath procedures.
Rutte's fourth government was sworn in on Monday, a record 299 days after the last election and a year after his previous administration was forced to resign, with the coronavirus crisis looming over a big spending push.
There were just five women in Sharif's 37-member cabinet, including outspoken Mariyum Aurangzeb returning in charge of information and responsible for selling the government's message in what promises to be a heated lead up to any next election.