Last Updated: July 08, 2022, 21:23 IST
Finance Rishi Sunak announced his resignation, moments after Health Secretary Sajid Javid declared that he is stepping down. Pic/Twitter
Let’s restore trust, rebuild the economy and reunite the country, the former finance minister said
British Conservative Rishi Sunak, whose resignation from Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s cabinet helped spark an exodus of other ministers, on Friday declared his candidacy to become the party’s next leader.
I’m standing to be the next leader of the Conservative Party and your Prime Minister.
Let’s restore trust, rebuild the economy and reunite the country. #Ready4Rishi
— Ready For Rishi (@RishiSunak) July 8, 2022
“Let’s restore trust, rebuild the economy and reunite the country,” the former finance minister said, presenting a slick video about his life story to launch the campaign on social media.