Ameenah Gurib-Fakim

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Dr. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim

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6th President of Mauritius
In office
5 June 2015 – 23 March 2018
Prime MinisterAnerood Jugnauth
Pravind Jugnauth
Vice PresidentMonique Ohsan Bellepeau
Barlen Vyapoory
Preceded byMonique Ohsan Bellepeau (Acting)
Succeeded byBarlen Vyapoory (Acting)
Personal details
Born (1959-10-17) 17 October 1959 (age 62)
Surinam, British Mauritius
Political partyIndependent
Spouse(s)Anwar Fakim
(m. 1988–present)
Children2
ParentsHassenjee Gurib
Firdaus Durgauhee
ResidencePlaine Magnien, Mauritius
(hometown)
Alma materUniversity of Surrey
University of Exeter
Profession
  • Politician
  • biodiversity scientist

Dr. Bibi Ameenah Firdaus Gurib-Fakim GCSK[1][2] (born 17 October 1959)[3] is a Mauritian politician and biodiversity scientist. She was the 6th President of Mauritius from 2015 to 2018.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Prime Minister's Office - National Day Honours 2008". Republic of Mauritius.
  2. "Her Excellency Dr. (Mrs) Bibi Ameenah Firdaus Gurib-Fakim, G.C.S.K., C.S.K President of the Republic of Mauritius". The President of the Republic. Retrieved 2015-06-05.
  3. "Ameenah Gurib-Fakim : " Je suis une emmerdeuse, c'est ça ? "". 2014-05-31. Retrieved 2015-05-31.