Roger Gale becomes PACE acting president
Vice President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) Roger Gale will become its acting president, PACE said in a statement on Friday.
"Following his [PACE President Pedro Agramunt’s] resignation, the most senior Vice-President of the Assembly, Sir Roger Gale, automatically becomes Acting President," PACE said in a statement posted on its website. "In line with the PACE Rules, he shall act until the election of a new President at the following part-session of the Assembly."
The assembly noted, "In a letter, Pedro Agramunt today announced his resignation as President" of PACE.