Top 10 Political Leaders in World
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Politics has always been the driving force of the development of any country. Politicians are the ones who decide what type of policies, bills, plans, and budgets will the country follow in due course of time, which will eventually lead to its overall betterment in the future. Considering the seriousness of responsibilities, it becomes instrumental for them to be highly skilled and infallible in their fields. There are many leaders present in the world currently, who are both powerful and popular not only in their country but also in the world. So, here we have a look upon the top 10 Political Leaders in the world who will have their names in history, for catalysing the process of development in the whole world.
He is the 45th and current president of the United States of America, which is considered as a global superpower in various fields. Aged 74, he is also a real estate tycoon, who has expanded business both domestically and internationally. He has taken strong measures against his enemies around the world, which makes him one of the most powerful political leaders of the world.
The current Prime Minister of the World’s Largest Democracy- India, Narendra Modi is a trendy leader even amongst the world leaders. He is also the most followed and liked active politician in the world currently. His foreign relations are good with almost every country around the world. Being a tea seller in his childhood, he has a motivational journey of becoming first the CM of Gujarat, and then the PM of the country. His popularity amongst the Indians is evident from the fact that his elected government in 2014 was the first one since 1984 to emerge as a full majority government. He has taken decisions like GST, Demonetization, increasing FDI, Swachha Bharat Abhiyan and promotion of Manufacturing in India, Ujjawala Yojana. Recently, he announced a 20 lakh crore package to help different sectors in fighting the COVID 19 battle.
Aged 67, he is the current president of Russia serving the post since 2012. In the past, he has been the President of Russia from 1999 to 2008. He also served as a KGB Foreign Intelligence Officer for 16 years. The Russian economy has also developed substantially under his leadership. Russia has even become one of the biggest exporters of weapons in the world.
He is the current president of China. China is one of the biggest economies in the world and also the country with the highest population in the entire world. It is also a hub of manufacturing. Under his leadership, China has made substantial growth in the field of technology, manufacturing, defence and controlling corruption.
He is the current president of France. Aged 39 in 2017, he became the youngest president of France. He has studied philosophy and holds a master’s degree in public affairs. He has also worked as a senior civil servant at the Inspectorate General of Finances (France) and later became an investment banker at Rothschild & Co. He has passed laws and made reforms regarding public ethics, labour laws, taxes, and law enforcement agency powers.
She is the current Chancellor of Germany. Aged 65, she is also considered one of the most powerful women in the world. She has worked as a research scientist in the field of quantum chemistry and has also acquired a doctorate in it. In 2007, she was the President of the European Council and played a crucial role in the Berlin Declaration and the negotiation of the Treaty of Lisbon. She has focused continuously to strengthen transatlantic economic relations. Merkel even played an important role in managing the financial crisis at the European and international level. She has received many foreign honours and honorary degrees.
He is the current PM of the United Kingdom. Aged 56, he is the leader of the conservative party. In the past, he has also served as the mayor of London from 2008 to 2016 and Foreign Secretary from 2016 to 2018. He has done a commendable job in fighting the COVID pandemic effectively. He is very popular among the people, being a former journalist and author.
He is the current PM of Japan and President of the Liberal Democratic Party. Aged 65, he has studied public administration and has a Bachelor’s degree in political science. He has been honoured with crosses by various countries and has featured in World’s list of most powerful people. His developmental policies have worked very well as Japan has become almost a self- sustained country with many advancements in the field of technology. His economic policies of monetary easing, fiscal stimulus and structural reforms are internationally acclaimed.
He has been the PM of Israel since 2009. Aged 70, Netanyahu has also served in the Israel defence forces and taken part in various military operations and wars. He has completed Bachelor of Science and Master of Science from MIT. He has also been the Permanent Representative of Israel to the United Nations from 1984 to 1988. In the past, Netanyahu has introduced many economic reforms being the Finance Minister of Israel which subsequently improved the economy of Israel.
Mohammed bin Salman
Aged 34 years, he is the crown prince of Saudi Arabia. He is also the country’s deputy PM and Defense Minister. He has a bachelor’s degree in law from King Saud University. He has led several successful reforms, especially for women, like the removal of the ban on female drivers in June 2018, increasing the share of women in the workforce and opening the country to international tourists. His Vision 2030 program aims to diversify the Saudi economy by attracting investments in non-oil sectors, including technology and tourism. The reason for him being prevalent and powerful in the world is that Saudi Arabia is the biggest exporter of oil in the world.