Government of Kosovo
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The Cabinet of the Republic of Kosovo (legally and colloquially called the Government) is the collection of the central Republic of Kosovo institutions that exercises executive authority in Kosovo.[a] It is headed by the Prime Minister of Kosovo, and also includes the deputy prime ministers as well as various ministers.
The Prime Minister is elected by the Assembly of the Republic. Ministers are nominated by the Prime Minister and elected by the Assembly.
Hashim Thaçi is the current Prime Minister of Kosovo and Head of Government. He was reelected for a second term after the December 12, 2010 elections. His cabinet consists of Albanians, as well as ministers from Kosovo's minorities, which include Serbs, Bosniaks and Turks.
Ministries and Cabinet
|Prime Minister||General Affairs||Hashim Thaçi||PDK|
|First Deputy Prime Minister||International Recognitions and Foreign Investments||Behgjet Pacolli||AKR|
|Deputy Prime Minister||No Portfolio||Bujar Bukoshi||LDK - Lista Rugova|
|Deputy Prime Minister||Dialogue with Serbia||Edita Tahiri||ADK|
|Deputy Prime Minister and Minister||Justice||Hajredin Kuçi||PDK|
|Deputy Prime Minister and Minister||Trade and Industry||Bernard Nikaj||AKR|
|Deputy Prime Minister and Minister||Local Government Administration||Slobodan Petrović||SLS|
|Minister||Foreign Affairs||Enver Hoxhaj||PDK|
|Minister||European Integration||Vlora Çitaku||PDK|
|Minister||Security Forces||Agim Çeku||PSD|
|Minister||Internal Affairs||Bajram Rexhepi||PDK|
|Minister||Culture, Youth and Sport||Memli Krasniqi||PDK|
|Minister||Economic Development||Besim Beqaj||PDK|
|Minister||Education, Science and Technology||Ramë Buja||PDK|
|Minister||Public Administration||Mahir Yağcılar||KDTP|
|Minister||Labour and Social Welfare||Nenad Rašić||SLS|
|Minister||Environment and Spatial Planning||Dardan Gashi||LDK - Lista Rugova|
|Minister||Communities and Returns||Radojica Tomić||SLS|
Notes and references
|a.||^ Kosovo is the subject of a territorial dispute between the Republic of Serbia and the Republic of Kosovo. The latter declared independence on 17 February 2008, but Serbia continues to claim it as part of its own sovereign territory. Kosovo's independence has been recognised by 107 out of 193 United Nations member states.|
- Fatos Bytyci (19 June 2013). "Kosovo's first envoy to Serbia quits after two days". Reuters.
- (Albanian) (English) (Serbian) The Government of Kosovo