Alok Sharma appointed UK business minister

by Reuters
Thursday, 13 February 2020 12:46 GMT

LONDON, Feb 13 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appointed Alok Sharma as his new business minister, the governmnet said in a statement on Thursday.

Sharma, 52, was also appointed as the minister in charge of the UK's COP26 climate change summit.

He was previously secretary of state for international development. (Reporting by Elizabeth Howcroft; editing by James Davey)

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