Profiles of People in Power: The World's Government Leaders
The second edition of this important biographical reference presents over 300 succinct narrative biographies of some of the most important, influential and powerful people in the world. Covering some 200 countries and territories it profiles every serving head of state and head of government and explains both, the role of the head of state, head of government and the legislature as well as each country's type of government.
Containing biographical profiles of close to 350 world leaders, this book will be essential for anyone needing information on those in power. Entries for each country or territory include:
This new edition is going to be a great asset to reference libraries, as well as governmental and political organizations world-wide.
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He contested , and won , a seat in the National Assembly representing the
Palapye constituency in 1994 . In November 1997 President Masire announced
his desire to retire at the end of March the following year . Mogae , as his deputy ,
In 1965 he was appointed prime minister , and on 31 May 1966 he was elected
crown prince by the National Assembly . Proclaimed amir of Kuwait on 31
December 1977 , he was unanimously given the pledge of allegiance on 1
Leadership structure : The head of state is a president , elected by the National
Assembly . The president's term of office is five years . The head of government is
the prime minister , who is responsible to the National Assembly . The cabinet is ...