Serbia leader Aleksandar Vucic has named public administration minister Ana Brnabic as the new prime minister, Deutsche Welle reported.
Brnabic is now the first womanas well as the first openly gay politicianto lead the European country. This is seen as a major step for Serbia, which is considered a pretty conservative nation.
She will take over for Vucic, who recently took over as president.
Vucic's nomination happened a day after Leo Varadkar was officially elected as the prime minister of Ireland, becoming the first openly gay man to hold this position.
The Deutsche Welle article is at www.dw.com/en/openly-gay-ana-brnabic-set-to-become-prime-minister-of-serbia/a-39270285 .