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Boris Johnson set to become next UK PM

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Boris Johnson set to become next UK PM

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 23 Jul 2019, 05:06 pm

London, July 23 (IBNS):  Boris Johnson, who had once served as the foreign secretary of the country, will be the next PM of the UK.

Johnson defeated Jeremy Hunt in his race to be the Conservative party leader and will now take charge as the PM.

Boris Johnson won the contest in resounding fashion, earning 92,153 votes to Jeremy Hunt’s 46,656, reported CNN.

Outgoing UK PM Theresa May congratulated Boris and tweeted: "Many congratulations to @BorisJohnson  on being elected leader of@Conservatives- we now need to work together to deliver a Brexit that works for the whole UK and to keep Jeremy Corbyn out of government. You will have my full support from the back benches."

May will leave the office on Wednesday.

Boris Johnson set to become next UK PM

India Blooms News Service
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