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 took office on 22 December . The economy dominated the political agenda in
Tandja's first term . The country had been starved of foreign aid due to the recent
coups , and efforts to rein in government spending brought Tandja's government
The president's term of office is seven years . Under the 1999 constitutional
amendments a president may serve only one term , but the 2003 amendments
permit the current incumbent to stand for two further terms after his current term
Under the constitution the president's term of office is five years , renewable once
only , but the term of incumbent president Saparmurad Niyazov has been
extended indefinitely . The head of government is the president , who appoints