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February 18, 1943 |
Kostajnica, Independent State of Croatia, now Bosnia and Herzegovina
Borislav (Boro) Paravac (Serbian Cyrillic: Борислав Паравац) is a Bosnian Serb politician and was a member of the tripartite Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina from April 11, 2003 to November 6, 2006.
Paravac was born on February 18, 1943, in Kostajnica, Doboj Municipality, in north central Bosnia. He graduated from the Faculty of Economics at the University of Zagreb in 1966. From 1990 to 2000, he was Mayor of Doboj Municipality, and was also a Parliament Member in the Republika Srpska People's Assembly.
In the 2002 elections in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Paravac was chosen to be a member of the Parliament of the country. Following the dismissal of Mirko Šarović from his function as Presidency member by the High Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina, Lord Paddy Ashdown, Paravac was appointed to the post on April 11, 2003.
He is married to Dragica Paravac, and father of two.