Paul John Sweeney is a Scottish Labour & Co-operative Party politician. He has been the Member of Parliament for Glasgow North East since the snap 2017 general election, where he defeated sitting MP Anne McLaughlin of the SNP by 242 votes, overturning the 39% swing against Labour in 2015, which was a record swing in a UK general election.
Begum Khaleda Zia is a Bangladeshi politician who was the Prime Minister of Bangladesh from 1991 to 1996 and again from 2001 to 2006. When she took office in 1991, she was the first woman in the country's history and second in the Muslim world to head a democratic government as prime minister. Zia was the First Lady of Bangladesh during the presidency of her husband Ziaur Rahman. She is the chairperson and leader of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party which was founded by Rahman in the late 1970s.