Peter Sutherland, 1st WTO Director-General, Passes Away

Peter Sutherland, the first Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), has passed away in Dublin, Ireland. He was 71.

Mr Sutherland became Ireland’s Attorney General in 1981 and served as the European Commissioner for Competition from 1985 to 1989. He left the WTO in 1995.
Static/Current Takeaways Important for IBPS Clerk Mains 2017 Exam-
  • Dublin is the capital city of Ireland.
  • Present DG of WTO- Roberto Azevedo.
Source- The Economic Times