Denis Zvizdić (born 9 June 1964) is a Bosnian politician. Since 31 March 2015 he is Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina. He is a Bosniak of the Party of Democratic Action.
|Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina|
|Assumed office |
31 March 2015
|Preceded by||Vjekoslav Bevanda|
|6th Prime Minister of Sarajevo Canton|
6 February 2003 – 16 November 2006
|Preceded by||Nermin Pećanac|
|Succeeded by||Samir Silajdžić|
|Member of the House of Representatives of Bosnia and Herzegovina|
|Assumed office |
|Constituency||3rd Electoral Unit of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina|
|Born||9 June 1964|
Sarajevo, SFR Yugoslavia
|Political party||Party of Democratic Action|
|Alma mater||University of Sarajevo|
Zvizdić had worked at the Ministry for Environment and Construction of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina and of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBiH), as well as for the Unioninvest Sarajevo Company prior to his political career. He was also Co-Director of the National Action Plan for Protection of Environment.
He has been a member of SDA since 1990 and a member of its Presidency from 2005. In 2009, he was appointed Chair of the SDA Council and joined the party's Main Board in 2013. He was a member of the party Cantonal Board in Sarajevo (2004-05), and prior to that member of the Sarajevo Centre Municipal Board (2000-03).
On 31 March 2015 in a vote in the House of Representatives of Bosnia and Herzegovina determining the new Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina out of 42 members of the 28 voted for Zvizdić, 5 voted against and 2 abstained. Zvizdić promised to improve action on the accession of Bosnia and Herzegovina to the European Union.
During his premiership the SAA agreement with the EU entered into force (15 July 2015) and on 15 February 2016 Bosnia and Herzegovina submitted its EU membership application.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Denis Zvizdić.|
- "BiH elects Denis Zvizdic as new chairman for state-level gov't". Xinhua News Agency. 12 February 2015. Retrieved 8 March 2015.
- Elvira M. Jukic (19 December 2014). "SDA Names Bosnia's New Prime Minister". Balkan Insight. Retrieved 8 March 2015.
- "BiH elects Denis Zvizdic as new chairman of BiH Council of Ministers". Bosnia Today. 11 February 2015. Archived from the original on 23 September 2015. Retrieved 8 March 2015.
| Prime Minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina
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