The president who was interviewed by Deutsche Welle presenter, Phil Gayle, insisted that the duty of his wife is to look after him. He also aired his view on the controversial gender equality bill. Excerpts .....
Recently your wife criticized your choices for top jobs, and you responded by saying "I don't know which party my wife belongs to, but she belongs to my kitchen and my living room." What did you mean by that, sir?
I am sure you have a house. ... You know where your kitchen is, you know where your living room is, and I believe your wife looks after all of that, even if she is working.
Yes, to look after me.
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And she should stay out of politics?
I think so.
When it eventually passes, the presidency will look at it as part of our constitutional law.
It is a good thing to the extent that it is accepted culturally throughout the country.Read the full interview here.