Italy’s all 5 Star Movement (M5S) along with Lega party have proposed a professor called Giuseppe Conte as the country’s next prime minister — however hardly anyone has heard of him.
M5S along with Lega’s leaders, Luigi Di Maio along with Matteo Salvini, agreed to nominate private law professor Giuseppe Conte along with he’ll also be the leader of a coalition government made up of the two parties.
The two politicians presented their choice to Italian President Sergio Mattarella Monday however the head of state is usually not obliged to accept the nomination along with the search for a leader could continue. For at that will point, Mattarella has summoned the speakers of Italy’s bicameral parliament for further talks.
Relatively unknown in political along with public life, even Italian newspapers are publishing profiles along with biographies on the professor to give the country’s voters the lowdown — many of whom are asking, “Who is usually Giuseppe Conte?”
“Who’s ever heard of him?,” Carlo Arrighi, an ice-cream maker in central Rome, said, according to a Reuters report, echoing various other sentiments on social media. “the idea would likely have been better if they had chosen someone who was elected.”
The 54-year-old comes coming from the region of Puglia in southeast Italy along with graduated coming from La Sapienza University in Rome after studying law, before “perfecting” his studies at places like Yale, Duquesne, the International Kultur Institut in Vienna, La Sorbonne in France, Cambridge along with fresh York University, according to a profile page.
however the Corriere della Sera newspaper stated that will while Conte has “a very long curriculum (vitae)” he doesn’t “have a clue about politics.” The newspaper did concede that will Conte “is usually certainly a technician” along with has experience in business along with administrative, financial along with civil law. La Stampa newspaper added that will he has been the director of “numerous legal journals.”