Jean Castex becomes the new Prime Minister of FranceJuly 4, 2020
New Delhi. Jean Castex has been elected the new Prime Minister following the resignation of French Prime Minister Edward Philippe. Jean Castex is 55 years old and has been a public servant. He has worked with many governments. In France, the President chooses the Prime Minister. The Prime Minister then constitutes his cabinet and government. Philip was Prime Minister for the last three years in the government of President Emmanuel Macron.
According to media reports, Philip had to resign due to the economic crisis from Coronavirus in France. Speculation about his future had been speculating since mid-June, when French President Emmanuel Macron announced that he wanted to make some improvements during his presidential term. There has been speculation for the past few days that President Macron may reshuffle the cabinet. In fact, Macron, the country’s president, wants to focus efforts on getting the economy of the country severely affected by the Corona virus crisis back on track in the last two years of his term.