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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In the new regime inaugurated by the multiracial 1997 Constitution , Qarase was
nominated to the Senate in 1999 by the powerful Great Council of Chiefs as a
candidate for the opposition Fijian Political Party . From the Senate he became a
The lower chamber , the House of the People ( Lok Sabha ) , has 545 members ,
543 of them directly elected for a five - year term and two nominated by the
president to represent the Anglo - Indian community . The upper chamber , the ...
Nominated by the People's Assembly , Gayoom was endorsed by a 92.9 % vote
in the popular ballot in that election . His nomination for successive terms has
usually been uncontested , although in 1993 Ilyas Ibrahim's rival candidacy ...