Anatol Şalaru (b. February 7, 1962, Văratic, Rîșcani) is a Moldovan politician. He was the Transport and Road Infrastructure Minister in the First Filat Cabinet and the Second Filat Cabinet. As of 2015, He is the Defense Minister in the Streleț Cabinet.
In 1993 Șalaru created the Party of Reform and was the chairman of the party until 1997. The Party of Reform later became the Liberal Party and Șalaru remains party vice-president.
He used to work for Ascom Group in Chișinău, Turkmenistan and Iraq.