Verica Kalanović

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Verica Kalanović
Верица Калановић
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Minister of Economy and Regional Development
In office
27 July 2012 – 2 September 2013
Preceded by Nebojša Ćirić (Regional Development)
Milan Marković (Local Self-Government)
Succeeded by Igor Mirović
Deputy Prime Minister of Government of Serbia
In office
14 March 2011 – 27 July 2012
Prime Minister Mirko Cvetković
Preceded by Mlađan Dinkić
Succeeded by Rasim Ljajić
Minister of National Investment Plan
In office
7 July 2008 – 21 February 2011
Preceded by Dragan Đilas
Succeeded by Post abolished
(Merged into Ministry of Economy and Regional Development)
Personal details
Born (1954-07-19) 19 July 1954 (age 62)
Trstenik, PR Serbia, FPR Yugoslavia
Nationality Serbian
Political party G17 Plus

Verica Kalanović (Serbian Cyrillic: Верица Калановић, pronounced [ʋêrit͡sa kalǎːnoʋit͡ɕ]; born 1954) is a Serbian politician, and the former Minister of Regional Development and Local Self-Government in the Government of Serbia.[1]

Career[edit]

Kalanović was born in Trstenik, SR Serbia, Yugoslavia and graduated in 1977 from the Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy in Belgrade, where she also received a master's degree in 1980. From 1980 to 1993, she worked in Prva Petoletka in Trstenik. From 1993 to 2003, she was professor at the post-secondary technical school in Trstenik. From 2000 to 2001, she was member of the Trstenik municipality executive council.

From 2003 to 2006, she was head of G17 Plus caucus in the parliament of Serbia and Montenegro. She was president of the Serbia-Montenegrin Parliament's Committee for interior economic relations and finances, a member of the parliamentary delegation in the Council of Europe[2] and a member of the committee for local and regional development in the Council of Europe.

She was State Secretary in the Ministry of Economy and Regional Development from 2007 to July 2008.

On July 7, 2008, she was elected Minister for National Investment Plan.,[3] and resigned to the post following announcement of Cabinet re-shuffle which took place on 2 September 2013.[4]

Kalanović is married with two children.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Serbia's Progressives Unveil Names of New Ministers". Balkan Insight. Retrieved 27 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Mrs Verica KALANOVIC". Council of Europe. Retrieved 11 February 2011. 
  3. ^ "Mинистарство за Национални инвестициони план" (in Serbian). Влада Републике Србије. Retrieved 11 February 2011. 
  4. ^ "Serbia accepted resignation of nine ministers". balkans.com. Retrieved 21 September 2013. 
Government offices
Preceded by
Nebojša Ćirić
(Regional Development)
Milan Marković
(Local Self-Government)
Minister of Economy and Regional Development
2012 - 2013
Succeeded by
Igor Mirović
Preceded by
Mlađan Dinkić
Deputy Prime Minister of Government of Serbia
2011-2012
Succeeded by
Rasim Ljajić
Preceded by
Dragan Đilas
Minister of National Investment Plan
2008-2011
Succeeded by
Post abolished