Ameenah Gurib-Fakim Current Affairs, GK & News

Prominent scientist Ameenah Gurib-Fakim sworn-in as first woman president of Mauritius

Prominent scientist Ameenah Gurib-Fakim was sworn in as President of Mauritius. With this she became first woman to become President of Indian Ocean island nation which is a ceremonial position. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim is an alumnus of the universities of Exeter and Surrey of United Kingdom. She is also the chair of organic chemistry at Mauritius ..

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Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, designated as first woman President of Mauritius

Government of Mauritius has designated internationally renowned biodiversity scientist and biologist Ameenah Gurib-Fakim as their new President. This designation will make her Indian Ocean island nation’s first woman and sixth President, a top ceremonial position. Now this appointment is subject to Mauritian Parliament approval. She will succeed Former president Kailash Purryag, who had stepped down ..

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