Gabriel Atal becomes the new Prime Minister of France : French President Emmanuel Macron has appointed Education Minister Gabriel Atal as the Prime Minister. 34-year-old Gabriel is the youngest PM of France.
Gabriel Atal becomes the new Prime Minister of France : French President Emmanuel Macron has appointed Gabriel Atal as Prime Minister. Gabriel (34 years) is the youngest and first gay person to become the Prime Minister of France. He is currently holding the post of Education Minister in the Macron government.
Gabriel has openly said that he is gay. Actually, Gabriel has replaced Elizabeth Born. Elizabeth Bourne had resigned from the post of PM on Monday (January 8) due to the recent political tension arising due to immigration.
Elizabeth Bourne took over as PM in May 2022. His resignation comes ahead of the European elections to be held later this year. In such a situation, it is considered very important. Macron had said about Elizabeth Borno that she showed courage, commitment and determination during her tenure.
What did Emmanuel Macron say about Gabriel?
Emmanuel Macron wrote in French on social media X: Dear Gabriel Atal, I can count on you.
Which positions did you hold?
According to news agency AP, Gabriel has been a member of the Atal Socialist Party. He joined Macron in 2016 and then was the government spokesperson from 2020 to 2022. Before being appointed as Education Minister in July 2023, Atal was holding the responsibility of the post of Budget Minister.
In many recent opinion polls it was claimed that people like Gabriel Atal the most in the Macron government.