Race to New UK Prime Minister Begins

London, The first official stage to choose a new

British prime minister to replace Teresa May will start later today, in

which each candidate is required to obtain the support of eight MPs.

The German news agency said that the former British Foreign

Minister Boris Johnson is the most likely candidate so far among 11

candidates nominated to succeed Teresa May, who resigned formally

on Friday after failing to obtain parliamentary support for her Brexit


The German news agency indicated that May would continue to

serve as prime minister until her successor is named.

Source: Oman News Agency