Giorgia Meloni has been appointed Italy’s first female prime minister.
Following a meeting with the country’s President, Sergio Mattarella, she announced the composition of her cabinet.
Meloni’s Brothers of Italy party — a national conservative movement with neo-fascist roots emerged as Italy’s biggest party in a snap general election held on 25 September.
It is the main force in a right-wing coalition that includes Matteo Salvini’s Northern League movement and Silvio Berlusconi’s Forza Italia.
Salvini himself has been appointed deputy PM – making it the second time he has held this position – as well as transport minister.
Among the other prominent names in Meloni’s cabinet is former European Parliament President Antonio Tajani, who will be the new foreign secretary and deputy PM.