Safet Halilović

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Safet Halilović

Safet Halilović (born 3 April 1951) is a Bosniak politician. He was born in (Orahova), Bosanska Gradiška and later attended the University of Sarajevo, graduating in 1974 from the Department of Social studies. He obtained a doctorate in politics during 1988.[1]

Halilović was President of "Renaissance", a Bosniak cultural association, from 1990 to 1992. He was President of the Bosniak Cultural Centre, Sarajevo from 1995 to 1998. He entered politics as a member of the Party of Democratic Action. He eventually left said party to join the Party for Bosnia and Herzegovina, elected as its Secretary General in May, 1996. He was elected a member of the House of Representatives of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina from 1996 to 2001. He became Vice-President of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2001 and served as President in 2002.[1]

Political offices
Preceded by
Karlo Filipović
President of the Federation of Bosnia Herzegovina
Succeeded by
Niko Lozančić