Singapore now has its first female president ever.
63-year-old Halimah Yacob, a former speaker of parliament, was declared the country’s latest president on Wednesday.
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She was the only candidate to qualify for the presidency, a largely ceremonial role, which was this year reserved for candidates from the Malay community.
In celebration of her win, Twitter launched a special emoji for her — the first for a female head of state anywhere in the world.
Not gonna lie, it’s pretty adorable.
Image: twitter/supplied …
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