Mario Abdo Benitez Elected New President of Paraguay

Mario Abdo Benitez won the presidential election conducted in Paraguay. He belongs to the ruling Colorado Party. He had secured 46.5% of the votes, with 96% of 21,000.

Efrain Alegre of the Authentic Radical Liberal Party came second with 42.7% of the votes. Mario Abdo Benitez’s 5-year term begins on 15th August 2018.
Source- The Guardian

Static/Current Takeaways Important for NABARD Grade-A Exam 2018-
  • Paraguay Capital- Asuncion, Currency- Guarani.