Kiwis PM Jacinda appoints Grant Robertson as Deputy Prime Minister

Jacinda with Robertson in a press conference (Twitter)

Grant Robertson will continue Finance Minister job too

Auckland: New Zealand acting Prime Minister Ms Jacinda Ardern, on Monday, appoints finance minister Grant Robertson as deputy Prime Minister in her new government after Labour Party deputy leader Kelvin Davis rules himself out from standing

Robertson, who will continue as finance minister, will replace Winston Peters of Labour’s previous coalition partner New Zealand first, while Jacinda said Davis wanted to focus on making a difference for the country’s Maori people, Reuters reported

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