Nine of the best responses to Nadhim Zahawi becoming vaccines minister
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Boris Johnson has appointed Nadhim Zahawi as a health minister responsible for the deployment of coronavirus vaccines.
Downing Street announced that the Stratford-on-Avon MP, who already serves as a business minister, would take on the role until at least next summer.
Under the interim arrangement, he will serve as a joint minister between Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and the Department for Health and Social Care.
Zahawi said he is “delighted” to be appointed to the role.
He tweeted: “A big responsibility and a big operational challenge but absolutely committed to making sure we can roll out vaccines quickly – saving lives and livelihoods and helping us #buildbackbetter.”
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