सामयिक विषय: Personalities
Question: Recently Mário Soares passed away; he was the president of which of the following country?
- On 7 January 2017 Mario Soares, Portugal’s former president and prime minister passed away. He was 92.
- He was the founder of Socialist Party of Portugal.
- He served as Prime Minister of Portugal from 1976 to 1978 and from 1983 to 1985, and subsequently as the 17th President of Portugal from 1986 to 1996.
- He was widely regarded as the father of the Portugal democracy.
Question: Recently Adama Barrow sworn in as president of which of the following country?
- On 19 January 2017 Adama Barrow, the member of the United Democratic Party (UDP) sworn in as the 3rd President of the Gambia.
- He will replace Yahya Jammeh.
- Troops from a bloc of West African countries have entered Gambia in support of Adama Barrow.
- United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution backing Barrow and called for a peaceful transfer of power.
- Longtime ruler Yahya Jammeh has refused to step down despite losing a disputed December 1 presidential election to Barrow, deepening a political crisis.