List of current presidents of assembly

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This is a list of current presidents of assembly, national legislatures and parliaments.

States[edit]

State Assembly Status Name Since Frequency of change
Afghanistan House of Elders President Fazal Hadi Muselimyar 29 January 2011
House of Representatives President Abdul Raouf Ibrahimi 27 February 2011
Albania People's Assembly Chairman Ilir Meta 10 September 2013
Andorra General Council General syndic Josep Dallerès Codina[1] 19 May 2009
Argentina Senate[2] President Amado Boudou 10 December 2011
Provisional president Beatriz Rojkés de Alperovich 10 December 2011
Chamber of Deputies President Julián Domínguez 6 December 2011
Armenia National Assembly Speaker Hovik Abrahamyan 29 September 2008
Australia Senate President John Hogg 26 August 2008
House of Representatives Speaker Anna Burke 9 October 2012
Austria Bundesrat President Georg Keuschnigg 1 July 2012
Nationalrat President Barbara Prammer 30 October 2006
Barbados Senate President Kerryann Ifill 19 March 2012
House of Assembly Speaker Michael A. Carrington 15 January 2008
Belarus Council of the Republic Chairman Anatoly Rubinov 24 May 2010
House of Representatives Speaker Vladimir Andreichenko 27 October 2008
Belgium Senate President Sabine de Bethune 11 October 2011
Chamber of Representatives President André Flahaut 20 July 2010
Belize Senate President Marco Pech 21 March 2012
House of Representatives Speaker Michael Peyrefitte 21 March 2012
Bolivia Chamber of Senators President Gabriela Montaño 20 January 2012
Chamber of Deputies President Rebeca Delgado 20 January 2012
Bosnia and Hercegovina House of Peoples Chairman Dragan Čović[3] 9 February 2012
House of Representatives Chairman Milorad Živković 20 January 2012
Botswana National Assembly President Margaret Nnananyana Nasha 21 October 2009
Brazil Federal Senate President José Sarney 2 February 2009
Chamber of Deputies President Henrique Eduardo Alves 4 February 2013
Brunei Legislative Council President Pengiran Indera Mahkota 2004?
Bulgaria National Assembly President Tsetska Tsacheva 14 July 2009
Burma House of Nationalities President Khin Aung Myint 31 janvier 2011
House of Representatives Speaker Shwe Mann 31 janvier 2011
Burundi Senate President Gabriel Ntisezerana 20 August 2010
National Assembly President Pie Ntavyohanyuma 17 March 2007
Canada Senate Speaker Noël A. Kinsella 8 February 2006
House of Commons Speaker Andrew Scheer 2 June 2011
Cape Verde National Assembly Speaker Basilio Mosso Ramos 11 March 2011
Chad National Assembly Speaker Haroun Kabadi 23 June 2011
Chile Senate Chairman Camilo Escalona Medina 20 March 2012
Chamber of Deputies Speaker Nicolás Monckeberg Díaz 20 March 2012
Colombia Senate President Juan Manuel Corzo Román 20 July 2011
Chamber of Representatives President Simón Gaviria Muñoz 20 July 2011
Congo (Brazzaville) Senate Chairman André Obami Itou 1 December 2007
National Assembly Speaker Justin Koumba 4 September 2007
Congo (Kinshasa) Senate Chairman Léon Kengo wa Dondo 14 May 2007
National Assembly Speaker Aubin Minaku 12 April 2012
Costa Rica Legislative Assembly Speaker Víctor Emilio Granados Calvo 1 May 2012
Côte d’Ivoire National Assembly Speaker Guillaume Soro 12 March 2012
Croatia Sabor President Josip Leko 10 October 2012
Cyprus House of Representatives President Yiannakis Omirou 2 June 2011
Czech Republic Senate President Milan Štěch 24 November 2010
Chamber of Deputies Speaker Miroslava Němcová[4] 1 May 2010
Denmark Folketing Speaker Mogens Lykketoft 30 September 2011
Ecuador National Assembly Speaker Francisco Vergara Ortiz 31 July 2009
Egypt Shura Council President Vacant 2011
People’s Assembly of Egypt Speaker Vacant 23 January 2012
Equatorial Guinea Chamber of People’s Representatives President Ángel Serafín Seriche Dougan 23 June 2008
Estonia Riigikogu President[5] Ene Ergma[6] 2 April 2007
Ethiopia House of the Federation President Kassa Tekeleberihan Gebrehiwot 4 October 2010
House of Peoples’ Representatives President Abadula Gemeda Dego 4 October 2010
Fiji Senate President Vacant 5 December 2006
House of Representatives Speaker (vacant) 5 December 2006
Finland Eduskunta/Riksdag Speaker Eero Heinäluoma 23 June 2011
France Senate President Jean-Pierre Bel 1 October 2011
National Assembly President Claude Bartolone 26 June 2012
Gambia National Assembly Speaker Abdoulie Bojang 12 November 2010
Germany Bundesrat President Winfried Kretschmann 1 November 2012
Bundestag President Norbert Lammert 18 October 2005
Greece Vouli President Vangelis Meimarakis 29 June 2012
Guatemala Congress of the Republic President Gudy Rivera Estrada 14 January 2012
Guinea Transitional National Council (CNT) President Rabiatou Sérah Diallo February 2010
Guinea-Bissau National People’s Assembly Speaker Manuel Serifo Nhamadjo (acting) 12 January 2012
Transitional National Council President Braima Sori Djalo 19 April 2012
Guyana National Assembly Speaker Raphael Trotman 12 January 2012
Haiti Senate President Dieuseul Deras Simon 10 January 2012
Chamber of Deputies Speaker Levaillant Louis-Jeune 10 January 2012
Honduras National Congress President Juan Orlando Hernández 23 January 2010
Hungary National Assembly of Hungary President László Kövér 6 August 2010
Iceland Althing President Ásta R. Jóhannesdóttir 15 May 2009
Iran Islamic Consultative Assembly Speaker Ali Larijani 2 May 2008
Iraq Council of Representatives of Iraq Speaker Usama al-Nujayfi 11 November 2010
Ireland Seanad Éireann Cathaoirleach Paddy Burke 25 May 2011
Dáil Éireann Ceann Comhairle Sean Barrett 9 March 2011
Italy Senate President Pietro Grasso 16 March 2013
Chamber of Deputies President Laura Boldrini 16 March 2013
Jamaica Senate President Stanley Redwood 17 January 2012
House of Representatives Speaker Michael Peart[7] 17 January 2012
Japan House of Councillors President Kenji Hirata 5 November 2011
House of Representatives Speaker Bunmei Ibuki 26 December 2012
Jordan Senate President Taher Al-Masri December 2009
House of Representatives Speaker Abdulkareem Al-Doghmi 26 October 2011
Kazakhstan Senate President Kayrat Mami 15 April 2011
Mazhilis Speaker Nurlan Nigmatulin 20 January 2012
Kenya National Assembly President Kenneth Marende 15 January 2008
Kiribati House of Assembly Speaker Taomati Iuta[8] 17 September 2007
North Korea Supreme People’s Assembly Chairman of the Presidium Kim Yong Nam 5 September 1998
South Korea National Assembly Speaker Kang Chang Hee 2 July 2012
Kosovo Assembly Chairman Jakup Krasniqi 9 January 2008
Kuwait Kuwait Speaker Ahmed Al-Sadoun[9] 15 February 2012
Kyrgyzstan Supreme Council Chairman Ahmatbek Keldibekov 17 December 2010
Laos Sapha Heng Xat President Pany Yathotu 23 December 2010
Latvia Saeima Speaker Solvita Aboltina 2 November 2010
Lebanon National Assembly President Nabih Berri 20 November 1992
Lesotho Senate President Morena Letapata Makhaola 9 March 2007
National Assembly Speaker Sepheri Motanyane 6 June 2012
Liberia Senate President [10] Joseph Boakai 16 January 2006
President pro tempore Gbezhongar Findley 9 January 2012
House of Representatives Speaker Edwin Melvin Snowe 13 January 2006
Libya National Transitional Council President Nouri Abusahmain 25 June 2013
Liechtenstein Landtag President Arthur Brunhart 18 March 2009
Lithuania Seimas Speaker Irena Degutienė 17 September 2009
Luxembourg Chamber of Deputies President Laurent Mosar 28 July 2009
Republic of Macedonia Sobranie President Trajko Veljanovski 21 June 2008
Madagascar Higher Transitional Council President Dolin Rasolosoa 14 October 2010
Transitional Congress President Raharinaivo Andrianantoandro 15 October 2010
Mali National Assembly Speaker Younoussi Touré (acting) 8 June 2012
Malta House of Representatives Speaker Michael Frendo 29 April 2010
Marshall Islands Nitijela President Donald F. Capelle 3 January 2012
Mexico Senate President Ernesto Cordero Arroyo 1 September 2012
Chamber of Deputies President Francisco Arroyo Vieyra 11 December 2012
Moldova Parliament Chairman Marian Lupu[11] 30 December 2010
Monaco National Council President Jean-François Robillon 11 January 2010
Montenegro Parliament President Ranko Krivokapić 30 July 2003
Morocco Assembly of Councillors President Mohamed Cheikh Biadillah 13 October 2009
Assembly of Representatives of Morocco President Karim Ghellab 2 July 2013
Nauru Parliament Speaker Ludwig Scotty[12] 1 November 2010
Netherlands First Chamber of the States-General Chairman Ankie Broekers-Knol 28 June 2011
Second Chamber of the States-General Chairman Anouchka van Miltenburg 25 September 2012
Niger National Assembly Speaker Hama Amadou 19 April 2011
Nigeria Senate President David Mark 5 June 2007
House of Representatives Speaker Aminu Waziri Tambuwal 6 June 2011
Norway Storting President Dag Terje Andersen 8 October 2009
Oman State Council Speaker Yehya Bin Mahfooz Al-Manthari 8 March 2004
Consultative Council President Sheikh Khalid bin Hilal bin Nasir Al Mawali 29 October 2011
Pakistan Senate Chairman Syed Nayyer Hussain Bokhari 12 March 2012
National Assembly Speaker Fahmida Mirza 19 March 2008
Panama National Assembly Speaker Sergio Gálvez 1 July 2012
Paraguay Senate President Jorge Oviedo Matto 1 July 2011
Chamber of Deputies Speaker Víctor Bogado González[13] 1 July 2010
Peru Congress of the Republic President Víctor Isla 27 July 2012
Poland Senate Marshal Bogdan Borusewicz 20 October 2005
Sejm Marshal Ewa Kopacz 8 November 2011
Portugal Assembly of the Republic President Assunção Esteves 21 June 2011
Romania Senate President Crin Antonescu 3 July 2012
Chamber of Deputies President Valeriu Zgonea 3 July 2012
Russia Federation Council Chairman Valentina Matviyenko 21 September 2011
State Duma Chairman Sergey Naryshkin 21 December 2011
Rwanda Senate Chairman Vincent Biruta 10 October 2003
Chamber of Deputies Speaker Jean Damascène Ntawukuliryayo 10 October 2011
Saint Kitts and Nevis National Assembly Speaker Curtis Martin April 2008
Saint Lucia Senate Chairman Claudius James Francis 5 January 2012
House of Assembly Speaker Peter Foster 5 January 2012
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines House of Assembly Speaker Hendrick Alexander 17 April 2011
Samoa Fono Speaker Laaulialemalietoa Leuatea Polataivao Fosi 19 March 2011
São Tomé and Príncipe National Assembly Speaker Evaristo do Espírito Santo Carvalho 11 September 2010
San Marino Grand and General Council Presidents Antonella Mularoni 1 April 2013
Denis Amici 1 April 2013
Serbia National Assembly President Nebojša Stefanović 23 July 2012
Seychelles National Assembly Speaker Patrick Herminie 29 May 2007
Singapore Parliament Speaker Halimah Yacob 14 January 2013
Slovakia National Council Speaker Pavol Paška[14] 4 April 2012
Slovenia National Council President Blaž Kavčič 12 December 2007
National Assembly Speaker Janko Veber 27 February 2013
South Africa National Council of Provinces President Mninwa Johannes Mahlangu[15] 21 November 2004
National Assembly Speaker Max Sisulu 6 May 2009
Sudan Council of States President Adam Hamid Musa 24 May 2010
National Assembly Speaker Ahmed Ibrahim Al-Tahir 2001
South Sudan Legislative Assembly Speaker James Wani Igga 2005
Spain Senate President Pío García-Escudero Márquez 13 December 2011
Congress of Deputies President Jesús María Posada Moreno 13 December 2011
Suriname National Assembly Chairman Jennifer Geerlings-Simons 30 June 2010
Sweden Riksdag Speaker Per Westerberg 2 October 2006
Switzerland Council of States President Hannes Germann November 2013 annual
National Council President Ruedi Lustenberger November 2013 annual
Tanzania National Assembly Speaker Anne Makinda 12 November 2010
Thailand Senate Speaker Teeradej Meepien 9 May 2011
House of Representatives Speaker Somsak Kiatsuranont 2 August 2011
Togo National Assembly President Dama Dramani 2 September 2013
Tonga Fale Alea Speaker Lord Lasike 21 December 2010
Tunisia Constituent Assembly President Mustapha Ben Jaafar 22 November 2011
Chamber of Advisors President Mekki Aloui (acting) 25 January 2011
Chamber of Deputies Speaker Sahbi Karoui (acting) 2011
Turkey Grand National Assembly Speaker Cemil Çiçek 4 July 2011
Tuvalu Parliament Speaker Kamuta Latasi[16] 24 December 2010
Uganda Parliament Speaker Rebecca Kadaga 19 May 2011
Ukraine Verkhovna Rada Chairman Oleksandr Turchynov 22 February 2014
United Arab Emirates Federal National Council (FNC) Speaker Mohammad Al Murr 15 November 2011
United Kingdom House of Lords Lord Speaker Frances D’Souza, Baroness D’Souza 1 September 2011
Black Rod David Leakey 1 February 2011
House of Commons Speaker John Bercow 22 June 2009
United States Senate President[17] Joe Biden 20 January 2009
President pro tempore Patrick Leahy 17 December 2012
Senate majority leader Harry Reid 4 January 2007
House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner 5 January 2011
Uruguay Senate President Danilo Astori 1 March 2010
Chamber of Representatives President Anibal Pereyra 1 March 2014 annual
Vanuatu Parliament President Dunstan Hilton 6 September 2011
Vatican City Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State[18] President Giuseppe Bertello 1 October 2011
Venezuela National Assembly Speaker Cabello Rondón Diosdado 5 January 2012
Vietnam National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung 23 July 2011
Yemen Consultative Council Speaker Abdul Rahman Ali Othman October 2011
Assembly of Representatives Speaker Yahia Al Rai Février 2008
Zambia National Assembly Speaker Patrick Matibini 6 October 2011
Zimbabwe Senate President Edna Madzongwe 30 November 2005
House of Assembly Speaker Jacob Mudenda 3 September 2013

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Previously from 19 January 1994 - 10 March 1997.
  2. ^ The vice president of Argentina is the titular president of the Senate.
  3. ^ Previously from 11 Sep 2007 - 13 May 2008 and from 11 Sep 2009 - 11 May 2010.
  4. ^ Acting to 24 June 2010.
  5. ^ Chairman (esimees) in Estonian, in English language often translated as "Speaker".
  6. ^ Previously from 31 March 2003 - 23 March 2006.
  7. ^ Previously from 2003-2007.
  8. ^ Previously from January to March 2003.
  9. ^ Previously from 1985-1999.
  10. ^ The vice president of Liberia.
  11. ^ Previously from 24 Mar 2005 - 5 May 2009.
  12. ^ Previously from the late 1990s to 2000.
  13. ^ Previously from 2005-2007.
  14. ^ Previously from 4 July 2006 - 8 July 2010.
  15. ^ Acting to 17 January 2005.
  16. ^ Previously from 2006 - September 2010.
  17. ^ The U.S. vice president.
  18. ^ Not a parliamentary assembly but the legislative body of Vatican City.

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