Prime Minister of Albania

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Prime Minister of the Republic of Albania
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Emblem of the Council of Ministers
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Incumbent
Edi Rama

since 15 September 2013
Appointer Bujar Nishani,
as President of Albania
Inaugural holder Ismail Qemali
Formation 29 November 1912
Website www.kryeministria.al
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The building of the Prime Ministry.

Prime Ministers of Albania (Albanian: Kryeministri, Kryetari i Këshillit të Ministrave) is the head of Albanian government.

The prime minister is the most 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 current prime minister is Edi Rama since 2013.

List of Prime Ministers of Albania[edit]

Living former prime ministers[edit]

See also[edit]