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Roberta Metsola elected as new President of EU Parliament
- The European Parliament has elected Maltese politician Roberta Metsola as its new president on January 18, 2022.
- The 43-year-old is the only third woman and the youngest president ever to run the chamber. She is also the first Maltese person to hold the office.
- Metsola replaces David Sassoli, who passed away recently at the age of 65.
- The Parliament is composed of 705 members, and has headquarter in Strasbourg, France. It is the only directly-elected institution of European Union (EU).