Nirmala Sitharaman Among World's 100 Most Powerful Women: Forbes

Fri Dec 13 2019 19:25:13 GMT+0530 (IST)

The Forbes 2019 list of 'The World's 100 Most Powerful Women' has been topped by German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Sitharaman, a newcomer on the Forbes most powerful women list, is ranked 34th



The Forbes 2019 list of 'The World's 100 Most Powerful Women’ has been topped by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, followed by President of the European Central Bank Christine Lagarde in the second spot and Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi, ranked third.

Sitharaman, a newcomer on the Forbes most powerful women list, is ranked 34th. Sitharaman has also served as the country's defence minister. Sitharaman is the first female to hold the portfolio full time.