Watch: Rishi Sunak officially appointed UK PM by King Charles III
On Monday, Rishi Sunak was chosen as the new head of the ruling Conservative Party without any opposition. He will go down in history as the country's first prime minister of Indian descent. Following his meeting with King Charles III at Buckingham Palace, politician of Indian descent Rishi Sunak on Tuesday officially assumed the position of Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, according to the media. As prime minister, he will make his first speech to the country.
In her parting speech at 10 Downing Street earlier, former British Prime Minister Liz Truss wished her successor Rishi Sunak every success. Following a 3-minute farewell address, Britain's shortest-serving Prime Minister is accompanied by her husband Hugh O'Leary and two daughters. and rushes out of 10 Downing Street.