Former National PM Jim Bolger says Ardern set for high-profile global roles

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Former National prime minister Jim Bolger has offered insight into the opportunities on the world stage Jacinda Ardern will be presented with after her resignation - but he was adamant none will rival the stress of being PM. The 42-year-old Ardern would be particularly in demand because of her international profile as a young female leader, Bolger said. “She’s had a high public profile for a young woman who’s become Prime Minister. Leaders around the world have responded to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's announcement she will stand down on February 7. I’m just stating the fact.”Meanwhile, former Prime Minister Helen Clark said Ardern had faced an unprecedented level of “hatred and vitriol”.
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