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Emomalii Rahmon, President of Tadjikistan

President of Tadjikistan

Emomalii Rahmon, President of Tadjikistan UPDATE:  In presidential elections on Nov 6, 2013, incumbent Emomalii Rakhmon wins 83.1% of the vote. He was born to a peasant family in Dangara, Kulob province. As an apparatchik rising through the nomenklatura, his original power base was as chairman of the collective state farm of his native...Read More »

Xi Jinping, President of China (elected on Nov 15, 2012)

President of China

Xi Jinping, President of China (elected on Nov 15, 2012) Xi Jinping (pinyin: Xí Jìnpíng; pronounced [ɕǐ tɕînpʰǐŋ], born 1 June 1953) is the current “paramount leader” of the People’s Republic of China. He currently serves as the General Secretary of the Communist Party of China, Chairman of the Central Military Commission, the country’s...Read More »

Abd Rabbuh Mansur Al-Hadi, President of Yemen (Elected on Feb 21, 2012)

President of Yemen

Abd Rabbuh Mansur Al-Hadi, President of Yemen (Elected on Feb 21, 2012) Field Marshal Abd Rabbuh Mansur Al-Hadi (Arabic: عبد ربه منصور الهادي‎; born 1 September 1945) is a Yemeni politician who is the President of Yemen since 27 February 2012. He was previously the Vice President from 1994 to 2012. Between 4 June and...Read More »

Gurbanguly Berdimuhammedow, President of Turkmenistan (Re-elected on Feb 12, 2012)

President of Turkmenistan

Gurbanguly Berdimuhammedow, President of Turkmenistan (Re-elected on Feb 12, 2017 and Feb 12, 2012) Gurbanguly Mälikgulyýewiç Berdimuhammedow, born June 29, 1957) has been the President of Turkmenistan since December 21, 2006, when he became acting president following the death of Saparmurat Niyazov. On February 14, 2007, Berdimuhammedow was named the winner of the presidential...Read More »

Nursultan Nazarbaev, President of Kazakhstan

President of Kazakhstan

Nursultan Nazarbaev, President of Kazakhstan Update: On Apr 26, 2015, he is re-elected with 97.7% of the vote. Turnout is 95.1%) Nursultan Nazarbaev was born on July 6, 1940 in the village of Chemolgan, Kaskelen District, Almaty region. In 1967, he graduated from the Highest Technical Educational Institution at the Karaganada Metallurgic Works. He...Read More »

His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu'izzaddin Waddaulah, the Sultan of Brunei

Sultan of Brunei

His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, the Sultan of Brunei His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, is the 29th of his line, which dates back to the fourteenth century. Being the eldest son, he became Crown Prince in 1961 and ascended the...Read More »