Yair Lapid officially became Israel’s 14th prime minister at midnight between 30th June & 1st July 2022. Lapid’s term may be shortened as he took over as caretaker government ahead of Israel’s election on 1st November.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated Yair Lapid to became 14th prime minister of Israel.
Lapid said at a handover ceremony with outgoing Prime Minister Naftali Bennett on 30th June 2022 afternoon, We will do our best for a Jewish, democratic state, good and strong and thriving, because it is work, and it is bigger than all of us”.
Soon after, the new prime minister is scheduled to hold a meeting to discuss “detainees and the MIA”, organized by Hamas in the Gaza Strip to discuss the remains of two Israeli men and two Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) soldiers.
Qns : Who became the 14th prime minister of Israel?
Ans : Yair Lapid officially became Israel’s 14th prime minister at midnight between 30th June & 1st July 2022.