Nauru 2007

Nauru 2007

Oceania
Yearbook 2007 Nauru. According to CountryAAH, Yaren District is the capital city of Nauru. President Ludwig Scotty announced parliamentary elections until August 25. The reason is believed to have been that he sought support for the tough economic reforms that he was beginning to implement to remedy the poor government finances. The election was a victory for the government, which got 15 of the 18 seats in parliament. Scotty and all his ministers retained their mandate. Over 80 candidates competed for the 18 parliamentary seats. The only opposition member to be re-elected was former President René Harris, who was allowed to leave the government after a declaration of confidence in 2004. On August 28, Scotty was re-elected president of the new parliament. He retained his former ministers. In November, three…
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