Giorgia Meloni sworn in as the first women Prime Minister of Italy

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first women Prime Minister of Italy

Giorgia Meloni was sworn in as Italy's first woman and 31st Prime Minister on 22 October 2022 alongside her cabinet team. Giorgia Meloni who belongs to the extreme right wing ‘Brothers of Italy; party will head one of the most right wing government in Italy since the Second World War.

In the election held in September 2022, Meloni swept to victory as part of a coalition that included Forza Italia, led by former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, and Matteo Salvini's anti-immigrant League.

Her government replaces a national unity administration piloted by former European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi, who was at the forefront of European Union efforts to sanction Russia after it invaded Ukraine in February.

Republic of Italy 

It lies in South Central Europe along the Mediterranean Sea.

 The country is often described as a country shaped like a boot. 

Famous volcanoes of Italy: Stromboli (active), Mount Etna (Europe’s largest active volcano), Vesuvius (which buried the ancient city of Pompeii)

Capital: Rome. It is situated along river Tiber.

Currency: Euro

President: Sergio Mattarella

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