President of Kosovo

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President of Kosovo
Presidenti i Republikës së Kosovës  (Albanian)
Председник Републике Косова  (Serbian)
Flag of Dardania.svg
Presidential standard
Vjosa Osmani-Sadriu.jpg
Incumbent
Vjosa Osmani

since 4 April 2021
AppointerAssembly of the Republic of Kosovo
Term lengthFive years
Renewable once
Inaugural holderIbrahim Rugova
Formation4 March 2002
Salary2,873 EUR monthly[1]
WebsiteOfficial website

The President of Kosovo (Albanian: Presidenti i Kosovës, Serbian: Председник Косова, romanized: Predsednik Kosova), officially styled the President of the Republic of Kosovo (Albanian: Presidenti i Republikës së Kosovës, Serbian: Председник Републике Косова, romanized: Predsednik Republike Kosova), is the head of state and chief representative of the Republic of Kosovo in the country and abroad.

The President is elected indirectly, by the Assembly of Kosovo, in a secret ballot by a two-thirds majority of deputies.[2]

List[change | change source]

Parties

  LDK   PDK   AKR   Independent   Guxo   LV

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Political party Election
Took office Left office Time in office
Presidents
2008–present
1
Fatmir Sejdiu
Fatmir Sejdiu
(born 1951)
Fatmir Sejdiu (nënshkrim).svg
17 February 200827 September 20102 years, 222 daysLDK2008
Jakup Krasniqi
Jakup Krasniqi
(born 1951)
Acting
Jakup Krasniqi (nënshkrim).svg
27 September 201022 February 2011148 daysPDK
2Behgjet Pacolli
(born 1951)
Behgjet Pacolli (nënshkrim).svg
22 February 20114 April 201141 daysAKR2011
Jakup Krasniqi
Jakup Krasniqi
(born 1951)
Acting
Jakup Krasniqi (nënshkrim).svg
4 April 20117 April 20113 daysPDK
3
Atifete Jahjaga
Atifete Jahjaga
(born 1975)
Atifete Jahjaga (nënshkrim).svg
7 April 20117 April 20165 years, 0 daysIndependent2011
4
Hashim Thaçi
Hashim Thaçi
(born 1968)
Hashim Thaçi (nënshkrim).svg
7 April 20165 November 20204 years, 212 daysPDK2016
Vjosa Osmani
Vjosa Osmani
(born 1982)
Acting
Vjosa Osmani (nënshkrim).svg
5 November 202022 March 2021137 daysGuxo
Glauk Konjufca
Glauk Konjufca
(born 1981)
Acting
22 March 20214 April 202113 daysVetëvendosje
5
Vjosa Osmani
Vjosa Osmani
(born 1982)
Vjosa Osmani (nënshkrim).svg
4 April 2021Incumbent18 daysGuxo2021

References[change | change source]

  1. "Infographic: What are the Monthly Salaries of Presidents in the Region - Sarajevo Times". Sarajevo Times. 25 February 2018.
  2. Balkan Update