Philippine Daily Inquirer

Sanchez sworn in as new Spanish PM


MADRID— Spanish Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez will be sworn in as prime minister on Saturday, a day after ousting Mariano Rajoy in a no-confidence vote in parliament sparked by fury over his party’s corruption woes. Sanchez, a 46-year-old economist with no government experience, will take the oath of office at 11 a.m. before King Felipe VI at the Zarzuela Palace near Madrid. The Socialist leader still must name his cabinet. When their names are published in an official journal, he will fully assume his functions.—

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