Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, the Croatian President, has been listed by the American magazine Forbes as the 39th Most Powerful Woman in the World. The new list from this reputable magazine places German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the top of the list and British Prime Minister Theresa May as the second most powerful woman on the globe.
The Croatian President was placed in 39th position and as the 14th most powerful woman in politics in the world. According to Forbes she is more powerful than Norwegian Prime Minister, Erna Solberg, of the governor of the Russian central bank, Elvira Nabiulin.
Forbes commented that Grabar-Kitarović is "The youngest person ever to hold the post of the President of Croatia, and also the first woman in that position. Grabar-Kitarović continues to strengthen his position on the international scene this year, working with President Donald Trump and the US to build an American import facility liquefied gas on the island of Krk that could deliver up to 2 billion cubic meters a year for distribution to Western Europe, which could help Europe's energy independence from Russia.”