Prime Minister of Kosovo

Prime Minister of the Republic of Kosovo
Kryeministri i Republikës së Kosovës (in Albanian)
Премијер Pепубликe Косова (in Serbian)
Coat of arms of Kosovo.svg
PM Albin Kurti during the first meeting of the Government of the Republic of Kosovo 3 (cropped).jpg
Incumbent
Albin Kurti

since 22 March 2021
Style His Exellency
Nominator President of Kosovo
Appointer Assembly of Kosovo
Term length Four years
Renewable
Inaugural holder Bajram Rexhepi
Formation 4 March 2002
Salary €1,500 monthly[1]
Website kryeministri-ks.net (in Albanian)
kryeministri-ks.net (in English)

The prime minister of the Republic of Kosovo (Albanian: Kryeministri i Republikës së Kosovës, Serbian: Премијер Републике Косова, romanizedPremijer Republike Kosova) is the head of government of Kosovo.[a]

The prime minister and the Government of Kosovo, which they head, are responsible for their actions to the Assembly of Kosovo, of which they must all be members. The current prime minister of Kosovo is Albin Kurti, who assumed office on 22 March 2021.

Officeholders

Socialist Autonomous Province of Kosovo

Parties

  KPK/SKK

No. Name
(Birth–Death)
Portrait Term of office Political party
Chairman of the Executive Council of the People's Committee
1945–1953
1 Fadil Hoxha
(1916–2001)
Fadil Hoxha, commander of Kosovo partisans.jpg 1945 February 1953 Communist Party
renamed in 1952 to
League of Communists
Chairmen of the Executive Council
1953–1990
1 Fadil Hoxha
(1916–2001)
Fadil Hoxha, commander of Kosovo partisans.jpg February 1953 June 1963 League of Communists
2 Ali Shukriu
(1919–2005)
Kosovo politic personality icon.svg June 1963 May 1967 League of Communists
3 Ilija Vakić
(1932–)
Ilija Vakić.jpg May 1967 May 1974 League of Communists
4 Bogoljub Nedeljković
(1920–1986)
Bogoljub Nedeljković.jpg May 1974 May 1978 League of Communists
5 Bahri Oruçi
(1930–2011)
Bahri Oruči.jpg May 1978 May 1980 League of Communists
6 Riza Sapunxhiu
(1925–2008)
Kosovo politic personality icon.svg May 1980 May 1982 League of Communists
7 Imer Pula
(1921–2010)
Imer Pulja.jpg May 1982 5 May 1984 League of Communists
8 Ljubomir Neđo Borković
(1926–2009)
Kosovo politic personality icon.svg 5 May 1984 May 1986 League of Communists
9 Namzi Mustafa
(1941–)
Kosovo politic personality icon.svg May 1986 1987 League of Communists
10 Kaqusha Jashari
(1946–)
Kosovo politic personality icon.svg 10 March 1987 9 May 1989 League of Communists
11 Nikolla Shkreli
(1944–)
Kosovo politic personality icon.svg 9 May 1989 1989 League of Communists
12 Daut Jashanica
(1948–2020)
Kosovo politic personality icon.svg 1989 4 December 1989 League of Communists
13 Jusuf Zejnullahu
(1944–)
Kosovo politic personality icon.svg 4 December 1989 5 July 1990 League of Communists

Republic of Kosova (recognised only by Albania)

Parties

  LDK   PDK

No. Name
(Birth–Death)
Portrait Elected Term of office Political party
Prime Ministers
1990–2000
1 Jusuf Zejnullahu
(1944–)
Kosovo politic personality icon.svg 7 September 1990 5 October 1991 Democratic League
2 Bujar Bukoshi
(1947–)
Bujar Bukoshi (nënshkrim).svg
Kosovo politic personality icon.svg 5 October 1991 1 February 2000 Democratic League
Hashim Thaçi
(1968–)
Provisional Prime Minister
In opposition
Hashim Thaçi (nënshkrim).svg
Hashim Thaçi, 2012.jpg 2 April 1999 1 February 2000 Democratic Party

UN-administered Kosovo

Parties

  PDK   LDK   AAK   PPK   Independent

No. Name
(Birth–Death)
Portrait Elected Term of office Political party
Prime Ministers
2002–2008
1 Bajram Rexhepi
(1954–2017)
Bajram Rexhepi (nënshkrim).svg
Bajram Rexhepi.jpg 2001 4 March 2002 3 December 2004 Democratic Party
2 Ramush Haradinaj
(1968–)
Ramush Haradinaj (nënshkrim).svg
Ramush Haradinaj (-125880784).jpg 2004 3 December 2004 8 March 2005 Alliance for the Future
Adem Salihaj
(1950–)
Acting Prime Minister
Kosovo politic personality icon.svg 8 March 2005 25 March 2005 Democratic League
3 Bajram Kosumi
(1960–)
Bajram Kosumi (nënshkrim).svg
Kosovo politic personality icon.svg 25 March 2005 10 March 2006 Parliamentary Party
4 Agim Çeku
(1960–)
Agim Çeku (nënshkrim).svg
Agim Ceku 2006.jpg 10 March 2006 9 January 2008 Independent
supported by
Alliance for the Future
5 Hashim Thaçi
(1968–)
Hashim Thaçi (nënshkrim).svg
Hashim Thaçi, 2012.jpg 2007 9 January 2008 17 February 2008 Democratic Party

Republic of Kosovo (as recognised by 112 UN member states)

Parties

  PDK   LDK   AAK   LV

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Political party Election
Took office Left office Time in office
Prime Ministers
2008–present
1
Hashim Thaçi
Hashim Thaçi
(born 1968)
Hashim Thaçi (nënshkrim).svg
17 February 2008 9 December 2014 6 years, 295 days PDK 2007
2
Isa Mustafa
Isa Mustafa
(born 1951)
Isa Mustafa (nënshkrim).svg
9 December 2014 9 September 2017 2 years, 274 days LDK 2014
3
Ramush Haradinaj
Ramush Haradinaj
(born 1968)
Ramush Haradinaj (nënshkrim).svg
9 September 2017 3 February 2020 2 years, 147 days AAK 2017
4
Albin Kurti
Albin Kurti
(born 1975)
Albin Kurti (nënshkrim).svg
1st time
3 February 2020 3 June 2020 121 days Vetëvendosje 2019
5
Avdullah Hoti
Avdullah Hoti
(born 1976)
Avdullah Hoti (nënshkrim).svg
3 June 2020 22 March 2021 292 days LDK
(4)
Albin Kurti
Albin Kurti
(born 1975)
Albin Kurti (nënshkrim).svg
2nd time
22 March 2021 Incumbent 306 days Vetëvendosje 2021

See also

References

  1. ^ Osmani, Taulant (12 February 2020). "Kurti cuts salaries across government". prishtinainsight.com. Retrieved 28 March 2021.

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