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Salom Zurichishvili elected as first female President of Georgia

Salom Zurichishvili was elected as the first female President of Georgia.
Salom Zurichishvili elected as first female President of Georgia
  • She will take charge on December 16, 2018.
  • In the recently concluded presidential election, Salom Jurabishvili defeated her rival candidate Grigol Washadze.
  • She received 59.5% of the votes, while Grigol Washadze received 40.5% of the votes.

About Salom Jurabishvili:

  • Salom Jurabishvili was born on March 18, 1952.
  • Earlier she had served as Minister of Georgia from March 20, 2004 to October 19, 2005.
  • She was a member of Iran's Prohibition Committee of UN Security Council Council (UNSC) between November 11, 2010 and October 10, 2013.

About Georgia:

  • It is a country located in Eurasia and its area is 69,700 square kilometers.
  • Its capital is Tbilissi.
  • It had announced its independence from Soviet Union on April 9, 1991.
  • On its western boundary is the Black Sea.
  • To its north lies Russia and Turkey and Armenia in the south.

Question:

Q. Salom Zurichishvili was elected as the first female President of which country?
a. Georgia
b. Croatia
c. Zambia
d. None of the above
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