Alija Behmen

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Alija Behmen
37th Mayor of Sarajevo
In office
2009–2013
Preceded by Semiha Borovac
Succeeded by Ivo Komšić
Prime Minister of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
In office
2 March 2001 – 14 February 2003
Preceded by Dragan Čović
Succeeded by Ahmet Hadžipašić
Personal details
Born (1940-12-25) 25 December 1940 (age 73)
Split, Kingdom of Yugoslavia
Political party SDP
Alma mater University of Sarajevo
Religion Sunni Islam

Dr. Alija Behmen (born 25 December 1940) is former mayor of Sarajevo and a member of the Social Democratic Party of Bosnia and Herzegovina.[1] Dr. Behmen previously served as Prime Minister of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina from 2001 to 2003.[1]

Behmen was elected mayor of Sarajevo in January 2009.[2]

He finished his bachelor's degree, master's degree and doctorate degree in economics at the University of Sarajevo.[1] He is also a professor at the University of Sarajevo.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Mayor of Sarajevo". City of Sarajevo. 
  2. ^ ""Splićo" Alija Behmen postao gradonačelnik Sarajeva". Index. 29 January 2009. Retrieved 10 January 2014.