Malta Legislator Roberta Metsola Becomes Third Female & Youngest President of European Parliament

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Roberta Metsola, a legislator from Malta, replaced Italian Socialist David Sassoli (who died on January 11) as the president of the European Parliament on 18 January 2022.

  • Roberta Metsola has been elected to the position for a 2.5-year term.
  • Metsola is 43 years old and has become the third woman, after Simone Weil and Nicole Fontaine, to be elected to the position, the youngest president of the European Parliament.

European parliament Headquarters: Strasbourg, France

The European parliament has 705 members who are elected by the voters of the 27 member countries of the European Union.

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