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of Finland elected MP Sanna
Marin as new Prime
Minister of Finland by votes 99-70.
The President of the Republic Sauli Niinistö formally appoints the new government on Tuesday December 10th
2019. The Government programme
is scheduled to be discussed in
the plenary session on Monday December 16th.
Mrs Marin has been a member of parliament from 2015, and has acted as vice chairman of the Social
Democratic Party of Finland from 2014. Before being elected
to Prime Minister she acted as Minister of Transport and Communications.
Parliament elected the prime minister in plenary session on 10 December (in Finnish)
Prime Minister Sanna Marin met representatives of the media after the plenary session (in Finnish)