Suleman Chaher

Suleman Chaher
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Suleman Chaher
Prime Minister of Lauchenoiria
In office
09 May 2018 – 25 July 2018
PresidentKieran MacKenzie
Preceded byLaura Moore
Succeeded byCharissa Clarke
Home Secretary
In office
10 September 2014 – 09 May 2018
PresidentLeanna Walker
Prime MinisterLaura Moore
Preceded byDavid Burke
Succeeded byLindsay Wright
Personal details
Born(1969-08-01)August 1, 1969
Melissa City, Lauchenoiria
DiedJuly 25, 2018(2018-07-25) (aged 48)
Buttercity Central Hospital
Cause of deathGunshot wound
NationalityLauchenoirian
Political partyCommunist Party
Other political
affiliations
Socialist Reform Party, Left Alliance, Liberal Party
Spouse(s)Sana Chaher
ChildrenYousef Chaher, Aamer Chaher
MotherKanval Chaher
FatherSadiq Chaher
Alma materUniversity of West Summersea

Suleman Chaher (1st October 1969 - 25th July 2018) was Prime Minister of Lauchenoiria from May 2018 until his death in July 2018. He succeeded Laura Moore following a vote of no confidence proposed by himself. He was a member of the Communist Party, after defecting from the Liberal Party on the day he became Prime Minister.

Former President Leanna Walker refused to recognise Chaher's government, leading Parliament to enact impeachment proceedings. Walker was succeeded by President Kieran MacKenzie, who promptly recognised Chaher's government.

Early Life & Education

Suleman Chaher was born in Melissa City, Lauchenoiria. He had four siblings, three of whom emigrated from Lauchenoiria as adults. His parents were immigrants to Lauchenoiria and were devout Muslims, and raised Chaher as such. Chaher speaks fluent English, Spanish and Arabic.

He attended the University of West Summersea at the age of 18 to study Economics and Finance.

Political Career

Early career

Suleman Chaher began his career in the now-defunct Socialist Reform Party, joining age 17. He campaigned for the party from 1986 until 1991. In 1991, he left the party and joined the Left Alliance. He took a job as Head of Communications at Left Alliance HQ in January 1992.

In 2001, he changed party again, this time joining the Liberal Party. He was elected as a Member of the Ulinarian Parliament the same year. In the 2004 by-election in Elopolis West, Chaher was the Liberal Party candidate, and achieved a surprising victory.

In 2014, he was offered the position of Home Secretary by Laura Moore and accepted. In 2018, he proposed a vote of no confidence in Laura Moore.

Prime Minister

Following the vote of no confidence, Chaher became Prime Minister, though this was not officially recognised by President Leanna Walker. Only after her impeachment was Chaher's government officially formed.

As Prime Minister, he pushed through the vote on impeaching Leanna Walker, and subsequently pushed President Kieran MacKenzie to begin an emergency procedure suspending the Lauchenoirian Constitution.

On July 1st 2018, Chaher was the victim of an assassination attempt carried out by Leanna Walker. After initially seeming like he would recover, he passed away on the 25th July as a result of his wounds.

Controversy

Opponents of Chaher's government consider his actions on 9th May 2018 to have been an illegal coup d'état. Some argued that Leanna Walker was only impeached following the jailing of 11 Members of Parliament, thus making the vote illegitimate.

Chaher's actions were criticised as resulting in the Second Lauchenoirian Civil War.

Family Life

At the age of 22, after graduating from university, Chaher married Sana Azim in 1991. Their first son, Yousef, was born in 1994. His brother, Aamer was born three years later in 1997.

In 2000, Chaher decided to raise his children as atheists, causing him to become estranged from his devout Muslim parents.

Yousef is currently a PhD student in Carville on a leave of absence, and Aamer is a lieutenant in the Lauchenoirian Navy.