"For a girl from an island in the middle of the Mediterranean, this is a big moment."
The European Popular Party has nominated Nationalist MEP Roberta Metsola to serve as vice-president of the European Parliament A vacancy for vice-president was created when former vice-president Mairead McGuinness became European Commissioner for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union last month.
"For a girl from an island in the middle of the Mediterranean, this is a big moment. Thank you EPPGroup, I will not let you down," Metsola said in a tweet proudly announcing the news
European Parliament has 14 vice-presidents, who may replace the president when necessary and are responsible for all administrative, staff and organizational matters in Parliament.
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