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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Karzai was named as a prime candidate to lead the post - taliban government
during talks held in Bonn , Germany , despite the fact that he himself remained in
Afghanistan . His dominant position among the Pashtuns , and his close ...
Two years later he returned to the civil service in the ministry of petroleum , as the
general manager of economic management , a position in which he remained
until 1975 . That year he was appointed as acting minister of oil and chief adviser
On his return to Mongolia he began working as a journalist for the ministry of
defence newspaper , Ulaan - Od ( Red Star ) , where he remained for two years .
He was elected in December 1989 as a member of the presidium of the General