President of Serbia ( Serbian: Председник Србијe / ), officially styled as the Predsednik Srbije President of the Republic, is the [2 ] head of state of Serbia.
The current office holder is
Tomislav Nikolić who was elected on 20 May 2012.
Duties and competences [ edit ]
Largely a ceremonial position, the duties and competences of the President as stipulated in chapter 5, article 112 of the
Constitution: [3 ]
Serbia at home and abroad, Propose laws upon his/her decree, in accordance with the Constitution,
Propose an individual for the position of
Prime Minister to Parliament, Propose to the
National Assembly holders of positions, in accordance with the Constitution Appoint and dismiss, upon his/her decree, ambassadors of Serbia, upon the proposal of the
Government, Receive letters of credit and revocable letters of credit of foreign diplomatic representatives,
Grant amnesties and award honours,
Administer other affairs stipulated by the Constitution.
Oath of office [ edit ]
While assuming the office, the President of the Republic shall take the following oath before the National Assembly:
I do solemnly swear that I will devote all my efforts to preserve the sovereignty and integrity of the territory of the Republic of Serbia, including Kosovo and Metohija as its constituent part, as well as to provide exercise of human and minority rights and freedoms, respect and protection of the Constitution and laws, preservation of peace and welfare of all citizens of the Republic of Serbia and perform all my duties conscientiously and responsibly.
Support staff [ edit ]
Advisers to the President carry out the analytical, advisory and other corresponding tasks for the needs of the President of the Republic as well as other expert tasks in relations of the President with the Government and the Parliament.
Latest presidential election [ edit ]
Summary of the 6 May and 20 May 2012 Serbian presidential election results
Serbian Progressive Party 979,216
1,552,063 [6 ]
Choice for a Better Life
[6 ] 47.31%
Socialist Party of Serbia (SPS), Party of United Pensioners of Serbia (PUPS), United Serbia (JS) 556,013
Democratic Party of Serbia 290,861
United Regions of Serbia 257,054
U-Turn coalition 196,668
Serbian Radical Party 147,793
Vladan Glišić independent (Civic Group
Alliance of Vojvodina Hungarians 63,420
Zoran Dragišić independent (Civic Group
Movement of Workers and Peasants of Serbia) 60,116
Social Democratic Alliance 30,602
List of Presidents [ edit ]
Living former Presidents [ edit ]
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
External links [ edit ]
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