Recent International Appointments – Persons in the News in 2012-2013

Compiled Latest Current Affairs Data on Recent Appointments of Persons of International Importance

This GK/CA Capsule 2013 of ‘persons in the international/foreign news’ is a product of in-depth R&D of our General Knowledge & Current Affairs Events team which is exclusively meant for the preparation for your coming Government Exams like UPSC Civil Services 2013, State level PSC’s Civil Services 2013, WBCS, SSC CGL, SBI Bank PO, IBPS, Railway, LIC and other Central as well as State Government departments.

List of Important International & Foreign Appointments / Persons in the News

  • New Permanent Representative to United Nations Organization (UNO) from India is Aloke Kumar Mukherjee.
  • Present Chairman of United Nations Panel of External Audit is Vinoda Rai who is also the present CAG of India.
  • Present President of International Court of Justice (ICJ) is Peter Tomka of Portugal.
  • Present Judge of  International Court of Justice (ICJ) from India is Justice Dalveer Bhandari.
  • Firest directly elected president of Czech Republic is Milos Zeman.
  • New President of South Korea Mrs. Park Geun-hye (11th and first women president of South Korea since 26 Feb 2013).
  • New President of China is Xi Jingping from March 2013 (also the General Secretary of the Communist Party of China and the Chairman of the Central Military Commission)
  • New Premier (Prime Minister) of the People’s Republic of China is Li Keqiang (in place of Wen Jiabao).
  • Present President of Japan is Shinzo Abe.
  • Miss Universe 2012 is Olivia Coulp from United States of America (USA). The same crown in 2011 was won by Leila Lopes from Angola.
  • Chief Guest of 11th Non-Residential Indian (NRI) Day (Pravasi Bharatiya Divas), 2013 was Rajkeswur Purryag (President of Mauritius).
  • Chief Guest of 64th Republic Day (26 Jan 2013) was Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck (King of Bhutan).
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