January 26th local time, Estonian National Radio and Television reported that Estonian President Kalyuled appointed a new government member at the presidential palace on the 26th, and the 43-year-old Karas became the first female prime minister of Estonia.
On the evening of the 25th, the Estonian Parliament voted to confirm the chairman of the Reform Party, Kaya Karas, as the new Prime Minister and authorized him to form a cabinet.
On the same day, the Estonian Parliament authorized Karas to form a cabinet by 70 votes to 30, with 1 abstention.
On the 26th, President Kalyuled said that the new government should be the government of all Estonians. She said to the incoming government: “This is an important opportunity.
You have the opportunity to turn bad things into good things. I believe you will seize this opportunity.” According to Kalyoled, one of the major tasks of the new government is to organize party fund-raising activities in a transparent and honest manner to the people.
At the same time, the president said that the people had high expectations that the country would succeed in the fight against the epidemic crisis.
Prime Minister Karas said it was a growth government and acknowledged that the new government must deal with a major crisis.
We will be committed to creating a better life for the people and leading the country to the future in a brave, open and wise way.
She said that the first task of the new government is to respond to the coronavirus crisis, develop green industries and build a digital country.