December 16, 2023Bhagyasree Sengupta

From Poland to Pakistan, here are the country that saw new faces in the office in 2023

The year 2023 witnessed several shockers when it came to leaders who assumed office. In November this year, populist leader Javier Milei became the president of Argentina.

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After former New Zealand PM Jacinda Arden's resignation and Chris Hipkins' short stint in the office, opposition leader Christopher Luxon became the prime minister of the country.

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Amid economic and political turmoil, Balochistan leader Anwaar ul Haq Kakar became the caretaker prime minister of Pakistan. The country will go on polls in February 2024.

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan retained his office in an intense election. Erdogan received criticisms for the country's response to the devastating earthquakes.

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Conservative leader Geert Wilders won The Netherlands elections this year. However, he is yet to form the government to assume the office.

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Earlier this week Polish leader Donald Tusk was declared the new Prime Minister of Poland. He is known for his pro-EU stance.

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