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Pedro Antonio Meireles
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31st Federal Chancellor of Pelaxia
Assumed office
26 November 2018
Preceded byVictor Canales
Secretary-General of the SLM
Assumed office
22 November 2014

Pedro Antonio Meireles(born 17 July 1961) is a Pelaxian lawyer and politician serving his second time as the 31st and current Federal Chancellor of Pelaxia since 26 November 2018, presiding over the constitutional government of Pelaxia. Previously, he was Minister of Parliamentary Affairs from 1995 to 1999, Minister of Justice from 1999 to 2002, and Federal Chancellor for his first time from 2005 to 2012.

Early life and education

Meireles was born in 1961 in San Andrés, the son of writer Osorio Meireles and of journalist Carmen Paella.

Meireles graduated from the Facultad de Derecho of the Universidad de Albalitor in the 1980s, when he first entered politics and was elected as a Socialist deputy to the municipal council. He completed the mandatory military service in 1987 and later practiced law briefly from 1988, before entering politics full-time.