Enver Hoxhaj

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For the Albanian communist leader, see Enver Hoxha.
Enver Hoxhaj
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Minister of Foreign Affairs
Assumed office
5 June 2016
Prime Minister Isa Mustafa
Preceded by Petrit Selimi (Acting)
In office
22 February 2011 – 12 December 2014
Prime Minister Hashim Thaçi
Preceded by Vlora Çitaku (Acting)
Succeeded by Hashim Thaçi
Personal details
Born 1969 (age 47–48)
Suva Reka, SFR Yugoslavia
(modern Kosovo)
Political party Democratic Party
Alma mater University of Prishtina

Enver Hoxhaj[a] (born 1969) is the present Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kosovo[b] and the Vice President of Democratic Party of Kosovo.


Hoxhaj served as a professor at the University of Prishtina. He worked at WUS Austria and founded Kosovar Research and Documentation Institute. In March 2004 he joined the Democratic Party of Kosovo. He was Minister of Education, Science and Technology of the Republic of Kosovo. He served twice as a Foreign Minister, once from 2011 to 2014, under the mandate of the government led by Hashim Thaci, and the second time he was named as a Foreign Minister started in June 2016, under Prime Minister Isa Mustafa.


a.   ^ Albanian spelling: Enver Hoxhaj, Serbian spelling: Enver Hodžaj, Енвер Хоџај.
b.   ^ Kosovo is the subject of a territorial dispute between the Republic of Kosovo and the Republic of Serbia. The Republic of Kosovo unilaterally declared independence on 17 February 2008, but Serbia continues to claim it as part of its own sovereign territory. The two governments began to normalise relations in 2013, as part of the Brussels Agreement. Kosovo has received formal recognition as an independent state from 111 out of 193 United Nations member states.


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Political offices
Preceded by
Petrit Selimi
Minister of Foreign Affairs