Amidst the ongoing political turmoil in Israel, the government of the current Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has decided to leave. A consensus has been reached among the opposition political parties regarding the alliance. According to the agreement, now the leaders of both parties will take turns to become the Prime Minister. Naftali Bennett, the leader of the right-wing Yamina Party, will first take the oath of office. He will remain the PM till 2023. Then Yer Lepid of Yesh Atid Party will become Prime Minister.
In the election held in March, Benjamin Netanyahu party could not touch the majority figure. Since then, there was a tussle between the opposition parties for power. Being the leader of the single largest party, Netanyahu was sworn in as Prime Minister. However, he could not prove his majority.
After this, the number two party and their allies were invited to form the government. For this, he had to prove his majority by midnight of Wednesday, June 2. Now Benjamin Netanyahu rule is ending after 12 years after the agreement between the opposition parties
Leader of the Opposition Yer Lepid announced the formation of the government. He told that an alliance has been formed between the eight parties of the opposition. Now he will form the government. He has informed President Reuven Rivlin of the coalition’s consent. As soon as the President’s approval is received, voting will take place in the House regarding the new government, then the PM and the ministers can be sworn in.
Lepid said that this government will work for all citizens of Israel. For those who voted for us and also for those who did not. It is the responsibility of the government to maintain solidarity in Israel.