Aleksandar Vučić | Prime Minister of Serbia
Aleksandar Vučić was born in Belgrade in 1970 and graduated from the Faculty of Law, University of Belgrade in 1994. He joined the Serbian Radical Party in 1993. He was elected an MP into the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia in 1993, and the Secretary General of the Serbian Radical Party in 1994. He stayed in that position until 2008.
He became director of the Pinki business and sport centre in Zemun in 1996. With his knowledge, management skills and abilities he reconstructed these neglected sports facilities, and with successful operation he multiplied the incomes of the employees. He was appointed Minister of Information in the Government of National Unity in 1998. He was an MP in the Federal Assembly of Yugoslavia in three terms of office.
Together with Tomislav Nikolic, he founded the Serbian Progressive Party, and was elected the party’s vice president. After the general parliamentary elections, held in 2012, he was appointed Minister of Defence and the First Deputy Prime Minister, in charge of fight against crime and corruption. In September 2012, he was elected President of the Serbian Progressive Party. Since September 2013, he kept only the position of the First Deputy Prime Minister in charge of fight against corruption and crime. After the Serbian Progressive Party won in the elections held in March 2014, Vučić became Serbian Prime Minister.