Category: Asia Leaders
Sadyr Japarov, President of Kyrgyzstan

President of Kyrgyzstan

Sadyr Japarov, President of Kyrgyzstan (since Jan 28, 2021) Sadyr Nurgozhoevich Japarov (born 6 December 1968) is a Kyrgyz politician, was an acting prime minister of Kyrgyzstan in the interim government following the resignation of Sooronbay Jeenbekov amidst electoral protests. Japarov also became acting president of Kyrgyzstan after Jeenbekov’s resignation, but resigned himself on...Read More »

Yoshihide Suga, Prime Minister of Japan

Prime Minister of Japan

Yoshihide Suga, Prime Minister of Japan (since Sept 14, 2020) Yoshihide Suga (born 6 December 1948) is a Japanese politician who has been Prime Minister of Japan since September 2020. He was Chief Cabinet Secretary under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe from 2012 to 2020 and Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications from 2006 to...Read More »

Tsai Ing-wen, President of Taiwan

President of Taiwan

Tsai Ing-wen, President of Taiwan (elected on Jan 16, 2016. Re-elected on Jan 11, 2020 with 57.1% of the vote) Tsai Ing-wen (born 31 August 1956) is the first woman elected to the office. She is also the first president to be of Hakka and Aboriginal descent (1/4 Paiwan from her grandmother), first unmarried...Read More »

Gotabaya Rajapakse, President of Sri Lanka

President of Sri Lanka

Gotabaya Rajapakse, President of Sri Lanka (elected on Nov 16, 2019) Lieutenant Colonel Nandasena Gotabaya Rajapaksa, RWP, RSP, psc, GR (born 20 June 1949) is a Sri Lankan politician, technocrat, military officer, and the President-elect of Sri Lanka, having gained a majority in the 2019 Presidential election, which he contested from the Sri Lanka...Read More »

Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister of Thailand (since May 22, 2014)

Prime Minister of Thailand

Prayut Chan-o-cha, Former Prime Minister of Thailand (since May 22, 2014; re-elected on Jun 5, 2019) Prayut Chan-o-cha (previously spelt Prayuth Chan-ocha; Thai: ประยุทธ์ จันทร์โอชา; IPA: [prà.jút tɕān.ʔōː.tɕʰāː]; born 21 March 1954) is a retired Thai army officer who is now (2015) the Prime Minister of Thailand and head of the National Council for...Read More »

Arif Alvi, President of Pakistan

President of Pakistan

Arif Alvi, President of Pakistan (since Sept 9, 2018) Arif-ur-Rehman Alvi (born 29 August 1949) is a Pakistani politician who is the 13th and current President of Pakistan, in office since 9 September 2018. He was a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan from June 2013 to May 2018 and again from August...Read More »

Imran Khan, Prime Minister of Pakistan

Prime Minister of Pakistan

Imran Khan, Prime Minister of Pakistan (since Aug 17, 2018) Born 5 October 1952, is a Pakistani politician and former cricketer who is the 22nd and current Prime Minister of Pakistan. He is also the chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). Previously he was a member of the National Assembly of Pakistan from 2002...Read More »

Mahathir bin Mohamad, Prime Minister of Malaysia

Prime Minister of Malaysia

Mahathir bin Mohamad, Prime Minister of Malaysia Mahathir bin Mohamad (born 10 July 1925) is a Malaysian politician currently serving as Prime Minister of Malaysia for the second time. He is chairman of the Pakatan Harapan coalition, as well as a member of the Parliament of Malaysia for the Langkawi constituency in Kedah. He previously...Read More »

Abdul Hamid, President of Bangladesh

President of Bangladesh

Abdul Hamid, President of Bangladesh (re-elected on Feb 7, 2018) Abdul Hamid (born: 1 January 1944) is the 20th and current President of Bangladesh. Prior to this position he served as the Speaker of the National Parliament from 25 January 2009 – 24 April 2013. He was the acting President after the death of...Read More »

Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India

Prime Minister of India

Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India (since May 26, 2014) Narendra Damodardas Modi (born 17 September 1950) is an Indian politician who is the 16th and current Prime Minister of India, in office since May 2014. He was the Chief Minister of Gujarat from 2001 to 2014, and is the Member of Parliament for...Read More »

Battulga Khaltmaa, President of Mongolia

President of Mongolia

Battulga Khaltmaa, President of Mongolia (since Jul 10, 2017) Khaltmaagiin Battulga (born 3 March 1963) is a Mongolian politician and President of Mongolia. He served as Member of the State Great Khural from 2004 to 2016 and Minister of Roads, Transportation, Construction and Urban Development from 2008 to 2012. He was the Democratic Party’s...Read More »

Moon Jae-in, President of South Korea

President of South Korea

Moon Jae-in, President of South Korea (since May 10, 2017) Moon Jae-in (born 24 January 1953) is the current President of South Korea. Moon was elected after the impeachment of his predecessor, Park Geun-hye in the 2017 South Korean presidential election. A former student activist, human rights lawyer, and chief presidential secretary to then-President...Read More »

Anatoly Bibilov, President of South Ossetia

President of South Ossetia

Anatoly Bibilov, President of South Ossetia (Elected on Apr 9, 2017 with 54.8% of the vote) Anatoliy Ilyich Bibilov (born February 6, 1970) is a Russian and South Ossetian military officer, currently serving as the 4th President of South Ossetia, a partially recognized, but de-facto independent state, succeeding Leonid Tibilov as President on April...Read More »

Francisco Guterres, President of East Timor

President of East Timor

Francisco Guterres, President of East Timor (Elected on Mar 20, 2017 with 57.1% of the vote) Francisco Guterres, popularly known as Lú-Olo (born 7 September 1954) is an East Timorese politician who will take office in 2017 as the first elected partisan President of East Timor. He is also the President of the Revolutionary...Read More »