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Luc Frieden Takes Charge As Prime Minister Of Luxembourg

Utkarsh Classes 20-11-2023
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Luc Frieden takes over as the new Prime Minister of Luxembourg. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated Luke Frieden on taking over as the Prime Minister of Luxembourg.

Luke Frieden is the leader of the Christian Social People's Party (CSV):

  • Luxembourg's centre-right Christian Social People's Party (CSV) emerged as the winner in the 19 November 2023 general election, while Prime Minister Xavier Bettel's ruling liberal coalition failed to win a clear majority.
  • CSV stood first with 29 percent votes, winning 21 out of 60 seats.
  • The outgoing coalition, made up of the Socialists and the Liberal Democratic Party, gained only 29 seats, falling just short of a majority as the Greens lost five seats.
  • The results put CSV in a strong position to lead a coalition government, with talks set to begin shortly on 20 November 2023.
  • CSV leader Luke Frieden hailed his party's victory on the night of 19 November 2023, saying that "voters voted en masse for a different government and a different policy."

Luxembourg:

  • Luxembourg is a small country in Western Europe. It's surrounded by Belgium, France and Germany. The area of Luxembourg is 2586 square kilometers, while the population is around five lakhs.
  • Capital: Luxembourg City.
  • Currency: Euro (formerly Franc (LUF), now obsolete).
  • Main official languages: German, French and Luxembourgish.
  • Ruler: King-like Grand Duke.
  • Luxembourg has a parliamentary democracy, while the king is constitutionally supreme. Luxembourg is a developed country, where per capita GDP is the highest.
  • Luxembourg is a founding member of the European Union, NATO, the United Nations, the European Union and the OECD, reflecting the consensus on economic, political and military integration in the country.
  • Culturally, Luxembourg has adopted the cultural characteristics of Roman Europe and Germanic Europe.
  • German, French and Luxembourgish are spoken in Luxembourg and all three are its official languages. Despite being secular, Luxembourg is a country with Roman Catholic influence.

FAQ

Answer:- Luke Frieden took charge as the new Prime Minister of Luxembourg.

Answer:- Luke Frieden is the leader of the Christian Social People's Party (CSV).

Answer:- German, French and Luxembourgish languages are officially recognized in Luxembourg;

Answer:- It is surrounded by Belgium, France and Germany.

Answer:- Euro (formerly Franc (LUF) which is now obsolete).
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