France Prime Minister, Edouard Philippe, and his government have resigned from their offices.
His announcement which was announced by the Élysée Palace said Edouard who has submitted his resignation however, remains the head of an interim government pending the period a new cabinet is named.
Although no reason has been given for the resignation, a statement issued on July 3, points to the expected cabinet shuffle of President, Emmanuel Macron, which has been promised in the last two years.
Read more: Schools In France Closed Again As Country Sees Flare-up of New Coronavirus Cases After ReopenThe statement reads, “Mr Édouard Philippe has today handed his resignation from the government to the president of the republic who has accepted it. He will remain, with other members of the government, to deal with current matters until the nomination of a new government.”
The 49-year-old was appointed in 2017 following Macron’s presidential victory.Photo Credit: Getty