slovenia Current Affairs, GK & News
The Prime Minister of Slovenia, Marjan Sarec on Monday 27th January 2020 submitted his resignation from the post to the National Assembly (country’s parliament). He also called for an early election as his minority government could not pass important legislations. The next regular election is due to be held in the middle of 2022. Former ..
The World Bee Day is celebrated every year on May 20. It marks the birthday anniversary of beekeeping pioneer Anton Janša. The theme for World Bee Day 2019 was “Save the Bees”. About World Bee Day Background: 20 May was designated as World Bee Day by United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) by unanimously passing a ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2019
Category: Important Days & Events Current Affairs
Slovenia has become the first NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) nation to appoint a female Chief of Armed Forces after Major General Alenka Ermenc took the post of Head of its Army. The country has approximately 7.500 soldiers, including active and reserve forces. Slovenia, which originally was part of Yugoslavia, joined NATO and the European ..
Slovenia’s internet-savvy President Borut Pahor has been re-elected for a second term after winning the 2017 Slovenian presidential election on November 12, 2017. Centre-left ex-premier Pahor won the run-off with roughly 53% of the vote, but the voter turnout was the lowest in any presidential election since independence in 1991.
Slovenian high-jumper Rozle Prezelj (36) has been elected the new chairman of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Athletes’ Commission. He will replace Namibian Frank Fredericks with immediate effect who reached the end of his term. Britain’s marathon world record-holder Paula Radcliffe was nominated vice-chairwoman of the commission. About Rozle Prezelj Born on 26 ..
Category: Persons in News
Following Russia’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea region, NATO suspended all practical civilian and military co-operation with Russia. Russia’s annexation is being considered as a threat to European security. The 28-member NATO bloc gathered in Brussels (Belgium) for their first meeting since Russia’s annexation of Crimea and stalwartly condemned Russia’s ‘illegal’ annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea region. NATO is also considering ..
Category: International / World Current Affairs
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