Liz Truss 47, has become the United Kingdom's new prime minister on Sep 6, 2022 succeeding Boris Johnson, who resigned in July.

Truss, defeated Rishi Sunak in the Party leadership contest, and she follows Margaret Thatcher and Theresa May to become Britain's third female premier.

The new prime minister of the United Kingdom will inherit a vast range of economic and political problems.

As Prime Minister of UK, I am confident that together we can ride out the storm, rebuild our economy, she tweeted.

Her Majesty asked her to form a new Administration. Ms. Truss accepted Her Majesty's offer and was appointed Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury.

Liz Truss comes to power not via general election but after winning the majority of votes in a Conservative Party leadership election.

Truss was elected to Parliament in 2010, she has been a cabinet minister for eight years, and most recently served as foreign secretary.

UK's new PM Mary Elizabeth Truss, born in Oxford on July 26, 1975, she married to Hugh O'Leary in 2000 and they have two daughters.