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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jousting with interim president Kurmanbek Bakiyev , Kulov threw his weight
behind Bakiyev's presidential bid , in return for which Bakiyev pledged to appoint
There is a 35 - member Advisory Council , which is appointed by the amir . Under
the terms of the 2005 constitution , 30 members of a new Shura Council will be
elected , and 15 appointed by the amir . The council will have legislative powers .
The head of government is the prime minister , who is responsible to the House
of Assembly and is appointed by the governor - general on the advice of the
House of Assembly . The cabinet is appointed by the governor - general on the