Deputy Prime Minister of Albania

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Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Albania
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Emblem of the Council of Ministers
Incumbent
Niko Peleshi

since 15 September 2013
Appointer Bujar Nishani,
as President of Albania
Inaugural holder Nikollë Kaçorri
Formation 29 November 1912
Website www.kryeministria.al
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The Deputy Prime Ministers of Albania (Albanian: Zëvendëskryeministri, Zëvendëskryetari i Këshillit të Ministrave) is the deputy head of government of the Republic of Albania.

The Deputy Prime Minister is second senior minister of cabinet in the executive branch of government in a parliamentary system. Executive power rests with the Council of Ministers (cabinet). The Chairman of the Council (Prime Minister) is appointed by the President; ministers are nominated by the President on the basis of the Prime Minister's recommendation. The People's Assembly must give final approval of the composition of the Council. The Council is responsible for carrying out both foreign and domestic policies. It directs and controls the activities of the ministries and other state organs.

The first Deputy Prime Minister of Albania was Dom Nikollë Kaçorri. The current Deputy Prime Minister is Niko Peleshi, since 15 September 2013.

History of the office[edit]

List of Deputy Prime Ministers of Albania[edit]

Living former Deputy Prime Ministers[edit]

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