Bashar al-Assad

Bashar Hafez al-Assad (Arabic: بَشَّار حَافِظ الْأَسَد‎‎; born 11 September 1965) is a Syrian politician who has been the President of Syria since 17 July 2000. In addition, he is commander-in-chief of the Syrian Armed Forces and Regional Secretary of the Arab Socialist Ba’ath Party’s branch in Syria. — Wikipedia