José Maria Neves Biography
José Maria Pereira Neves is a Cape Verdean politician who is currently the president of Cape Verde, having previously served as the Prime Minister of Cape Verde from 2001 to 2016.
He is a member of the African Party for the Independence of Cape Verde (PAICV). In the 2021 presidential election, he was elected with 51.7% of the votes, beating his nearest rival Carlos Veiga who got 42.4% of the total votes.
José Maria Neves Age
Jose Maris Neves was born on 28 March 1960, in Santa Catarina, Cabo Verde. He is 62 years old.
José Maria Neves Height
He managed to keep his height details hidden, however, a review is ongoing and this section will be updated as soon as possible.
José Maria Neves Family
Jose was born and raised by his loving parents in Santa Catarina, Cabo Verde. However, information regarding his family members is under review and will be updated as soon as possible.
José Maria Neves
He is married to his pretty wife. The couple is blessed with three children José Luís Tavares Pereira Neves, João Manuel de Boal e Neves, and José Maria Pereira Neves Jr.
José Maria Neves Salary
Jose Maria receives an annual salary of $620,976 per year.
José Maria Neves Net Worth
Maria Neves has an approximate net worth of $ 5 million.
José Maria Neves Career
In 1989, Jose became a member of the PAICV party. As a candidate for the party leadership at PAICV’s September 1997 congress, he faced Pedro Pires; Pires defeated Neves in the leadership election, winning 68% of the vote. In May 2000, Neves—then serving as President of the Santa Catarina Town Council—announced that he would seek the PAICV presidency again at the June 2000 party congress; Pires was leaving the PAICV presidency in anticipation of his candidacy in the next year’s national presidential election.
After he became Prime Minister, Maria established diplomatic relations with the People’s Republic of China. In 2002, he signed a “special treaty” with the European Union, which was discussed on 15 November 2005. In 2007, Neves called for a special relationship with the European Union due to the archipelago’s proximity to the other islands of Macaronesia, which are regions of Spain and Portugal.