Domingos Simões Pereira

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Domingos Simões Pereira
16th Prime Minister of Guinea-Bissau
In office
3 July 2014 – 20 August 2015
PresidentJosé Mário Vaz
Preceded byRui Duarte de Barros (Acting)
Succeeded byBaciro Djá
5th Executive Secretary of the
Lusophone Commonwealth
In office
25 July 2008 – 20 July 2012
Preceded byLuís de Matos Monteiro da Fonseca
Succeeded byMurade Isaac Murargy
Leader of the African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde
Assumed office
9 February 2014
Preceded byCarlos Gomes
Personal details
Born20 October 1963
Farim, Portuguese Guinea
(now Guinea-Bissau)
Political partyAfrican Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde

Domingos Simões Pereira (born 20 October 1963[1]) was Prime Minister of Guinea-Bissau from 2014 to August 2015. He previously served as Executive Secretary of the Community of Portuguese Language Countries, also known as the Lusophone Commonwealth, from 2008 to 2012.

Early life[edit]

Pereira was born in Farim, Guinea-Bissau. He has experience[vague] in civil engineering and political science.

Politics[edit]

He was the Executive Secretary of the Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP) between 2008 and 2012.

He was elected leader of the African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde (PAIGC) on 9 February 2014.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.dsimoespereira.com/#!biografia/csgz
  2. ^ "Domingos Simoes Pereira". JN.pt. Retrieved April 28, 2014.
Political offices
Preceded by
Rui Duarte de Barros
Acting
Prime Minister of Guinea-Bissau
2014–2015
Succeeded by
Baciro Djá