Giorgia Meloni becomes the 1st female Prime Minister of Italy.

  • Giorgia Meloni is set to become Italy’s first female prime minister and lead the country’s first right-wing government since World War II.
  • Her party, the “Brothers of Italy”, won a major victory with various agencies estimating that it received around 26% of the vote share on 27 September 2022.
  • Meloni will take over from PM Mario Draghi, the former head of the European Central Bank.
  • Italian far-right leader Meloni party topped the general elections.