Nazif Cungu

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Nazif Cungu
Leader of FORCA[1]
Incumbent
Assumed office
22 October 2005
Mayor of Ulcinj[2]
Incumbent
Assumed office
September 2011
Preceded by Gëzim Hajdinaga
President of Econimical-Social Council of Ulcinj[3]
In office
2004–2005
President of Counselors Club of DUA[4]
In office
1996–2002
Personal details
Born (1958-13-05) 5 January 1958 (age 55)[5]
Ulcinj, Montenegro
Political party New Democratic Power – FORCA

Nazif Cungu is a Montenegrin-Albanian politician, the leader of the biggest Albanian political party in Montenegro FORCA.

Personal history[edit]

Nazif Cungu was born in Ulcinj, Ulcinj Municipality, southern Montenegro, near the border with Albania to an Albanian family in 13 May 1958. He finished the secondary school and gymnasium in his hometown. He studied tourism management in Economic Faculty of Dubrovnik, graduating in 1980. From 1983 until 1987 he worked at the Municipality of Ulcinj in the post of secretary for economy, finance and budget. From 1987 to 1991 he had the post of a Chief Commercial of Tourist Organization "Ulcinj Riviera". From 1993 to 1997 he directed the marketing sector of "Primus" company. In 1997 he founded his own company named "Cungu & Co." which employs over 100 people in its branches located in Ulcinj, Podgorica, Tivat, Budva, Niksic, Bjelopolje, Kotor and Herceg Novi. Cungu has extended its activities to other companies in Tirana and Pristina.

Public engagement[edit]

In the years 1996 to 2002 he was the President of the Club of Counsilors of Democratic Union of Albanians, which resigned due to a disagreement with some action and deviations of the party. In the years 2004 to 2005 has performed the function of President of the Economic and Social Council of Ulcinj. Cungu is one of the founders of the party New Democratic Power – FORCA, and is currently chairman of the party. He is a prominent activist of civil society in Montenegro, he was among the founders of the Association "Ulqini" in Switzerland, humanitarian association "Drita", "Montenegro Business Aliances - MBA" and association of olive growers. Also he is one of the founders and currently chairman of the association "Ulcinj Business Association", an association in wich there are over 270 businessmen.

See also[edit]

Political offices
Preceded by
Gëzim Hajdinaga
Mayor of Ulcinj
2011–present
Succeeded by
incumbent

Notes[edit]