The council of elders of the Estonian parliament ( Riigikogu) favours Kersti Kaljulaid as presidential candidate. She has received support from all six parliamentary groups today. Kersti Kaljulaid is to start this week meeting with parties’ parliamentary groups.
Chairman of the Riigikogu Eiki Nestor has said that Kaljulaid has enough support in the parliament and on Oct. 3 Estonia will get a new president.
Kaljulaid was born in 1969 in Tartu. She has a degree in biology as well as a degree in business management from the University of Tartu. In 1999 she became the economic adviser of Prime Minister Mart Laar. As of May 2004 Kaljulaid has been the Estonian auditor in the European Court of Auditors tll this spring.
Sources and photo: Postimees and Wikipedia