Prime Minister of the Republic of Kosovo
Kryeministri i Republikës së Kosovës (in Albanian)
Премијер Pепубликe Косова (in Serbian)
Incumbent
Albin Kurti
since 22 March 2021
Executive branch of the Government of Kosovo
StyleHis Excellency
NominatorPresident of Kosovo
AppointerAssembly of Kosovo
Term lengthFour years
Renewable
Inaugural holderJusuf Zejnullahu (de jure)
Bajram Rexhepi (de facto)
Formation7 September 1990 (de jure)
4 March 2002 (de facto)
Salary€1,500 monthly[1]
Websitein Albanian
in English

The prime minister of the Republic of Kosovo (Albanian: Kryeministri i Republikës së Kosovës, Serbian: Премијер Републике Косова, romanizedPremijer Republike Kosova) is the head of government of Kosovo.

The prime minister and the Government of Kosovo, which they head, are responsible for their actions to the Assembly of Kosovo, of which they must all be members. The current prime minister of Kosovo is Albin Kurti, who assumed office on 22 March 2021.

Officeholders

Prime Minister

Political parties:   LDK   PDK   AAK   PPK   Independent   Vetëvendosje

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Political party Election
Took office Left office Time in office

Republic of Kosova[edit]

1
Jusuf Zejnullahu
Jusuf Zejnullahu
(born 1944)
7 September 19905 October 19911 year, 28 daysLDK
2
Bujar Bukoshi
Bujar Bukoshi
(born 1947)
5 October 19911 February 20008 years, 119 daysLDK
Hashim Thaçi
Hashim Thaçi
(born 1968)

Provisional Prime Minister
In opposition
2 April 19991 February 2000305 daysPDK

UN-administered Kosovo[edit]

3
Bajram Rexhepi
Bajram Rexhepi
(1954–2017)
4 March 20023 December 20042 years, 274 daysPDK2001
4
Ramush Haradinaj
Ramush Haradinaj
(born 1968)
3 December 20048 March 200595 daysAAK2004
Adem Salihaj
Adem Salihaj
(born 1950)
Acting
8 March 200525 March 200517 daysLDK
5 Bajram Kosumi
(born 1960)
25 March 2005 10 March 2006 350 days PPK
6
Agim Çeku
Agim Çeku
(born 1960)
10 March 20069 January 20081 year, 305 daysIndependent
7
Hashim Thaçi
Hashim Thaçi
(born 1968)
17 February 20089 December 20146 years, 295 daysPDK2007

Republic of Kosovo[edit]

(7)
Hashim Thaçi
Hashim Thaçi
(born 1968)
17 February 20089 December 20146 years, 295 daysPDK2007
2010
8
Isa Mustafa
Isa Mustafa
(born 1951)
9 December 20149 September 20172 years, 274 daysLDK2014
(4)
Ramush Haradinaj
Ramush Haradinaj
(born 1968)
9 September 20173 February 20202 years, 147 daysAAK2017
9
Albin Kurti
Albin Kurti
(born 1975)
3 February 20203 June 2020121 daysVetëvendosje2019
10
Avdullah Hoti
Avdullah Hoti
(born 1976)
3 June 202022 March 2021292 daysLDK
(9)
Albin Kurti
Albin Kurti
(born 1975)
22 March 2021Incumbent3 years, 88 daysVetëvendosje2021
Deputy Prime Ministers
Prime Minister Deputy Prime Minister Took office Left office Notes
Hashim Thaçi Hajredin Kuçi January 2008 February 2011
Ramë Manaj January 2008 October 2010
Behgjet Pacolli April 2011 December 2014 First Deputy PM
Hajredin Kuçi February 2011 December 2014
Mimoza Kusari-Lila February 2011 October 2013
Bujar Bukoshi February 2011 December 2014
Edita Tahiri February 2011 December 2014
Slobodan Petrović February 2011 December 2014
Isa Mustafa Hashim Thaçi December 2014 April 2016 First Deputy PM
Hajredin Kuçi June 2016 September 2017 First Deputy PM
Kujtim Shala December 2014 December 2016
Branimir Stojanović December 2014 September 2017
Ramiz Kelmendi December 2016 September 2017
Ramush Haradinaj Behgjet Pacolli September 2017 February 2020 First Deputy PM
Enver Hoxhaj September 2017 February 2020
Fatmir Limaj September 2017 February 2020
Dardan Gashi September 2017 February 2020
Dalibor Jevtić September 2017 February 2020
Albin Kurti Avdullah Hoti February 2020 June 2020 First Deputy PM
Haki Abazi February 2020 June 2020
Avdullah Hoti Besnik Tahiri June 2020 March 2021 First Deputy PM
Driton Selmanaj June 2020 March 2021
Albulena Balaj-Halimaj June 2020 March 2021
Goran Rakić June 2020 March 2021
Albin Kurti Besnik Bislimi March 2021 Incumbent First Deputy PM
Donika Gërvalla-Schwarz March 2021 Incumbent
Emilija Redžepi March 2021 Incumbent

See also

References

  1. ^ Osmani, Taulant (12 February 2020). "Kurti cuts salaries across government". prishtinainsight.com. Retrieved 28 March 2021.