Transfer of Office: Bierlein Passes to Kurz

PeoplePoliticians ♦ Published: January 7, 2020; 20:10 ♦ (Vindobona)

Previous Chancellor Brigitte Bierlein handed over the affairs of state to Sebastian Kurz after the new federal government was sworn in.

Former Federal Chancellor Brigitte Bierlein handed over government business to Federal Chancellor Sebastian Kurz. / Picture: © Bundeskanzleramt (BKA) / Jakob Glaser

"Your government will be a model for others to follow, far beyond the borders of our country. I am very pleased that your government is predominantly female and wish you every success in your responsible duties."

Bierlein concluded by thanking her government team and the staff of the Federal Chancellery for their great support.

Chancellor Kurz thanked Brigitte Bierlein…