Edita Tahiri

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Edita Tahiri
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Deputy Prime Minister of Kosovo
In office
22 February 2011 – 9 December 2014
President Atifete Jahjaga (April 2011 - present)
Prime Minister Hashim Thaçi
Preceded by Various
Succeeded by Hashim Thaçi
Personal details
Born (1956-07-29) 29 July 1956 (age 58)
Prizren, Yugoslavia
(now Kosovo[b])
Political party Democratic Alternative of Kosovo (ADK)
Alma mater Harvard University
University of Pristina
University of Essex

Edita Tahiri (born 29 July 1956) was the Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Kosovo, responsible for foreign policy and national security. Before taking on this role, Tahiri was the Minister of Public Administration.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Tahiri was born in Prizren. She studied telecommunications and electronics at the University of Pristina, graduating in 1980. In 1983 she did post-graduate studies in digital telecommunications at Essex University in the United Kingdom. Tahiri completed studies in Master of Public Administration, at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. In 2006 and 2007, she studied on a Fulbright Scholarship at Johns Hopkins University - SAIS, completing a PhD in Political Sciences from University of Pristina.


  1. ^ "Edita Tahiri Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Kosova". kryeministri-ks. Retrieved 15 July 2012. 

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