Montenegro: Political structure

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Economist Intelligence Unit
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Politics, Summary, Political structure
Political Geography
Montenegro

Official name

Republic of Montenegro

Form of state

Democratic republic

Legal system

Based on the constitution of 2007

National legislature

Unicameral: Assembly (Skupstina), 81 seats

Elections

Last elections: April 15th 2018 (presidential); August 30th 2020 (parliamentary). Next presidential election due in April 2023; next parliamentary election due in August 2024

Head of state

President, elected by universal suffrage. Milo Djukanovic was elected in April 2018

National government

Headed by the prime minister, responsible to parliament. The ruling government comprises three coalitions: For the Future of Montenegro (ZBCG); Peace is Our Nation (MNN); and United Reform Action (URA)

Main political parties

Democratic Party of Socialists (DPS); For the Future of Montenegro (ZBCG); Peace is Our Nation (MNN); United Reform Action (URA); Social Democrats of Montenegro (SD); Bosniak Party (BS); Social Democratic Party (SDP); Albanian List (AL); Albanian Coalition (AK)

Leading members of government

Prime minister: Zdravko Krivokapic (ZBCG)

Deputy prime minister & minister of national security: Dritan Abazovic (URA)

Key ministers

Agriculture & rural development: Aleksandar Stijovic (MNN)

Capital investments: Mladen Bojanic (MNN)

Defence: Olivera Injac (URA)

Ecology, spatial planning & urbanism: Ratko Mitrovic (ZBCG)

Economy: Jakov Milatovic (ZBCG)

Education, science, culture & sports: Vesna Bratic (ZBCG)

Finance & social welfare: Milojko Spajic (ZBCG)

Foreign affairs : Djordje Radulovic (MNN)

Health: Jelena Borovinic (ZBCG)

Justice, human & minority rights: Vladimir Leposavic (ZBCG)

Interior: Sergej Sekulovic (URA)

Public administration, digital society & media: Tamara Srzentic (ZBCG)

Parliamentary speaker

Aleksa Becic (MNN)

Central bank governor

Radoje Zugic

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