Petteri Orpo has been elected as the new Prime Minister of the country by the Parliament of Finland

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Petteri-Orpo-has-been-elected-as-the-new-Prime-MinisterIn Finland, the leader of the Conservative Party, Petteri Orpo, was elected Prime Minister of the country by the parliament.

An Overview of the News

  • Orpo's election was supported by 107 members of parliament, while 81 opposed and 11 abstained.

  • President Sauli Niinisto is set to formally appoint Petteri Orpo as the new Prime Minister.

  • Orpo will replace Sanna Marin of the Social Democrats, who finished third in the polls.

About Finland

  • It is a northern European nation.

  • It shares borders with Sweden, Norway and Russia.

  • The capital of Finland is Helsinki.

  • Helsinki is situated on a peninsula and is surrounded by islands in the Baltic Sea.

  • Finland's arctic Lapland province is famous for the Northern Lights, a spectacular natural phenomenon.

  • Lapland is a vast wilderness area with national parks and ski resorts, making it a popular destination.

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