Shpend Ahmeti

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Shpend A. Ahmeti
Mayor of Pristina
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 2014
Deputy Dardan Sejdiu
Preceded by Isa Mustafa
Personal details
Born (1978-04-18) 18 April 1978 (age 36)[1]
Pristina, SFR Yugoslavia
Nationality Albanian
Political party Self-Determination
Spouse(s) Ardiana Gjinolli - Ahmeti
Occupation economics professor, former executive director of policy analysis group Gap (Instituti per Studime te Avancuara GAP)[2]

Shpend A. Ahmeti was the leader of the New Spirit Party, actual vice-chairman of Vetëvendosje! and an important figure in the politics of Kosovo. He is currently the Mayor-elect of Pristina. Ahmeti ended 15 years of LDK tenure in the capital of Kosovo. On the first round of elections on 3d November 2013, Ahmeti was some 8000 votes behind Isa Mustafa, but in the second round on 1 December 2013 he won some 2500 votes more than Isa Mustafa who claimed that he will win Pristina with his hand on his pockets.[3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13][14][15][16][17]

Education[edit]

Employment[edit]

Worked for World Bank on Kosovo’s Public Expenditure Review, and for European Bank of Reconstruction and Development ...[18]

He is the founder and former Executive Director of GAP Institute of advanced studies.

Shpend Ahmeti lectured public policy at the American University in Kosovo until he became mayor.

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Brief Q&A with Shpend Ahmeti « Students of the World – University of Texas – 2010". Sowut2010.wordpress.com. 2010-07-26. Retrieved 2012-02-17. 
  3. ^ "LDK humb Prishtinën, fiton tri qytete tjera të mëdha" (in Albanian). Telegrafi. 2 December 2013. Retrieved 2 December 2013. 
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  14. ^ "Nobenemu albanskemu politiku ni uspelo ozemeljsko zaokrožiti države". Delo.si. Retrieved 2012-02-17. 
  15. ^ "Dnevni list Danas | Vikend | Novi akteri na zatvorenoj političkoj sceni". Danas.rs. Retrieved 2012-02-17. 
  16. ^ "Na Kosovu v nedeljo prve parlamentarne volitve od neodvisnosti - Planet". Siol.net. 2010-12-11. Retrieved 2012-02-17. 
  17. ^ "Videos und Punkrock für einen neuen Kosovo «". Diepresse.com. Retrieved 2012-02-17. 
  18. ^ Lawrence Marzouk. "Shpend Ahmeti, Leader of Fryma e Re". Balkan Insight. Retrieved 2012-02-17.