Tribune International Report (by Syed Atiq ul Hassan, 20 Jan 2023): Jacinda Ardern surprised Kiwis and the region yesterday by announcing she would stand down as PM no later than 7 February.
Jacinda Ardern surprised Kiwis yesterday by announcing she would stand down as PM. She will continue to serve in parliament until the next election.
Jacinda Ardern is a politician who champions peace, harmony, and multiculturalism. She will always be remembered by the Islamic community in New Zealand.
After the terror attack at Christchurch Mosque, she went to the scene wearing Islamic attire, met members of the Islamic community outside the mosque, and demonstrated remarkable sympathy for the victims.
Jacinda has earned remarkable respect globally as an ambassador of peace, love, and unity. She knows how to lead a nation of multicultural faiths, cultures, and backgrounds.
Jacinda Ardern said she is leaving the prime minister’s office because she no longer has enough to the tank to do the job with justice.
Jacinda Ardern became the world’s youngest female Prime Minister at age of 37 and led New Zealand through the tough time of the Covid-19 pandemic, terror attacks, and the White Island volcanic eruption.
Jacinda Ardern has delayed her wedding with her long-time partner Clarke Gayford a couple of times. She will celebrate her wedding after leaving politics.