Embassy of the Republic of Serbia





Election 2008
National Assembly
Keynote Address of Prime Minister



Country name: Republic of Serbia, though sometimes reffered as Serbia

Government type: Republic

Capital: Beograd (Serbian version), Belgrade (English version)



Head of State:
President Boris TADIĆ

Head of Government:
Prime Minister Mirko CVETKOVIĆ PhD

Minister of Foreign Affairs

The Serbian Government was formed on July 7, 2008. It consists of 27 members – Prime Minister, four Deputy Prime Ministers, 25 Ministers (including three Deputy Prime Ministers) and one Minister without Portfolio.

Members of the Government are:

Ivica Dačić, First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior
Božidar Đelić, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Science and Technological Development
Mlađan Dinkić, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy and Regional Development
Jovan Krkobabić, Deputy Prime Minister
Dragan Šutanovac, Minister of Defence
Diana Dragutinović, Minister of Finance
Snežana Malović, Minister of Justice
Saša Dragin, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management
Dr Petar Škundrić, Minister of Energy and Mining
Milutin Mrkonjić, Ministry of Infrastucture
Milan Marković, Minister of Public Administration and Local Self-Government
Dr. Slobodan Milosavljević, Minister of Trade and Services
Žarko Obradović, Minister of Education
Snežana Samardžić-Marković, Minister of Youth and Sports
Tomica Milosavljević, Minister of Health
Jasna Matić, Minister of Telecommunications and Information Society
Rasim Ljajić, Minister of Labour and Social Policy
Oliver Dulić, Minister of Environment and Spatial Planning
Nebojša Bradić, Minister of Culture
Verica Kalanović, Minister for National Investment Plan
Goran Bogdanović, Minister for Kosovo-Metohija
Bogoljub Šijaković, Minister of Religion
Srđan Srećković, Minister of Diaspora
Svetozar Čiplić, Minister of Human and Minority Rights
Sulejman Ugljanin, Minister without Portfolio


Election 2008: Electoral Commission releases official results of Election

BELGRADE, May 20 (Beta) - On May 20, the Republican Electoral Commission released the final results of early parliamentary elections:
(numbers correspond to order of appearance on voting slips)

1. For a European Serbia Boris Tadic 1,590,200 votes (38.4 percent) 102 seats.
2. Liberal Democratic Party Cedomir Jovanovic 216,902 votes (5.24 percent) 13 seats.
3. Democratic Party of Serbia New Serbia Vojislav Kostunica  480,987 (11.61 percent) 30 seats.
4. Serbian Radical Party Dr Vojislav Seselj 1,219,436 votes (29.45 percent) 78 seats.
5. Socialist Party of Serbia Party of United Pensioners of Serbia United Serbia 313,896 (7.58 percent) 20 seats.
6. Bosniak Ticket for a European Sandzak Dr Sulejman Ugljanin 38,148 (0.92 votes) 2 seats.
7. Hungarian Coalition Istvan Pastor 74,874 votes (1.81 percent) 4 seats.
17. Coalition of Albanians of Presevo Valley 16,801 votes (0.41 percent) 1 seat.



National Assembly

The national legislature of Serbia is a unicameral assembly of 250 deputies chosen in direct general elections for a period of four years.

The deputies in the National Assembly elect the Government of the Republic of Serbia, which, together with the President of the Republic, represents the country's executive authority. The judiciary is independent.



Embassy of the Republic of Serbia, 4-7-24 Kitashinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, Japan
tel. +81 (3) 3447-3571, fax +81 (3) 3447-3573
email: embassy@serbianembassy.jp, web site: www.serbianembassy.jp