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Merkel formally re-elected as chancellor

Merkel formally re-elected as chancellor

The German parliament has formally re-elected Angela Merkel as chancellor, a month after she won national elections.
Merkel will serve as chancellor of a center-right government coalition of her Christian Democratic Party, its Bavarian sister party the Christian Social Union and the pro-business Free Democrats.
Later Wednesday, Merkel and the ministers of her new Cabinet are set to be sworn in at the Reichstag.
The new coalition has promised an overhaul of the health care system, more help for families and annual tax cuts of up to ⁈lion ($36 billion).


Updated : 2021-06-19 09:35 GMT+08:00