Elisabeth Borne refused Thursday any “pressure” to form her government and assured that it would take “the time” it would take to have “the best team”.
“We are not going to put pressure on ourselves to decide there, right away, now. We want the best team”, declared Ms. Borne during her first trip as Prime Minister to Les Mureaux (Yvelines), three days after her appointment.
“We will take the time it takes to have the best team,” she added to the press. “Obviously we are not hanging around. I can assure you that we are working on it very closely,” insisted the Prime Minister, who again went to the Elysee Palace on Thursday morning to work with President Macron to the formation of his government.
The Head of State was also questioned on the subject on the sidelines of the visit to the Elysee Palace by his Moldovan counterpart Maia Sandu: “The work continues but it is not a light thing”, the constitution of a government “requires time, substantive exchanges (…) therefore as much time as useful and necessary because it is about the government of France”, he said.
In the Yvelines, Ms. Borne dedicated her first field visit to a meeting with associations working in favor of equal opportunities and the integration of women, stressing that this would also be a great cause for Emmanuel’s second five-year term. Macron.
In line with the transfer of power on Monday with Jean Castex, during which she had dedicated her appointment “to all the little girls”, she encouraged the young girls met to know how to “dream” and have “confidence in themselves”, and returned to her own “difficult course of life”.
“In the end, I owe everything to the Republic and to our country and so that’s why it’s close to my heart, this chance that we can have in our country to realize our dreams (..) despite the fact that we does not have the networks, that we do not have the codes and that we may not have had the right address”, underlined the Prime Minister whose father, a former deportee, had given himself the died when she was only 11 years old.
05/19/2022 16:47:00 – Les Mureaux (France) (AFP) – © 2022 AFP