Teuta Arifi

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Teuta Arifi
Mayor of Municipality of Tetovo
Incumbent
Assumed office
April 2013
Personal details
Born Tetovo, Macedonia
Political party Democratic Union for Integration

Teuta Arifi (Macedonian: Теута Арифи) is a Macedonian politician of Albanian origin. On April of 2013 Teuta Arifi was elected the Mayor of Municipality of Tetovo.[1] Previous to her run for local elections, Teuta Arifi served as Deputy Prime Minister of the Government of the Republic of Macedonia in charge of European Affairs.[2] Arifi was the first Albanian woman to be elected in the Assembly of the Republic of Macedonia in 2002. She was subsequently re-elected as Member of Parliament in 2006, 2008, and 2011. She also holds the position of Vice-President of the Democratic Union for Integration (DUI), key political party of the Albanians in Macedonia.

Career[edit]

  • 12 April 2013 Elected Mayor of Municipality of Tetovo
  • 2011 - 2013 Deputy Prime Minister for European Affairs
  • 2008 - 2011 Member of Parliament, Chair of the Committee for Foreign Affairs
  • 2006 - 2008 Member of Parliament, Chair of the Committee for Cultural Issues
  • 2002 -2006 Member of Parliament; Chair of the Committee for Foreign Affairs; Member of the Delegation of the Macedonian Parliament to the Council of Europe; Head of the Macedonian Parliamentary delegation to NATO;
  • 2002- Deputy-president of the Democratic Union for Integration

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