Ervin Ibrahimović

Ervin Ibrahimović (Cyrillic: Ервин Ибрахимовић; born 7 June 1972) is a Montenegrin politician serving as the vice president of the Parliament of Montenegro since December 2021 and the current president of the conservative Bosniak Party (BS), minority party representing Bosniaks in Montenegro, succeeding the party founder Rafet Husović in 2021.

Ervin Ibrahimović
Ервин Ибрахимовић
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Ibrahimović in October, 2021
Vice President of the Parliament of Montenegro
Assumed office
9 December 2021
PresidentAleksa Bečić
Leader of the Bosniak Party
Assumed office
13 June 2021
Preceded byRafet Husović
Member of Parliament
Assumed office
16 October 2016
PresidentIvan Brajović
Aleksa Bečić
Personal details
Born (1972-06-07) 7 June 1972 (age 50)
Rožaje, SR Montenegro,
SFR Yugoslavia
Political partyBosniak Party
Alma materUniversity of Pristina
University of Belgrade
ProfessionPolitician
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BiographyEdit

Early life and educationEdit

Ibrahimović was born on 7 June 1972 in Rožaje, a northern Montenegro town. He finished middle and high school in Rožaje, and later graduated from the Faculty of Metallurgy, University of Pristina. He has a master's degree from the University of Belgrade.[1] In his youth, he played sports for many years and achieved notable result as a basketball coach in Rožaje and Tutin.[2][1]

Political careerEdit

He served as the president of the Bosniak Party board in Rožaje, served as a member of the Municipal Parliament of Rožaje, and has been a member of the party presidency throughout the years.[2] From 2011 to 2016 he served as the Consul at the Consulate General of Montenegro in Frankfurt, and has been a member of the Parliament of Montenegro since 2016. Ibrahimović was part of the selected group of officials and MPs who received loans and apartments from the state on favorable terms, as well as other benefits, causing controversy in the Montenegrin public. In December 2020, the Agency for the Prevention of Corruption determined that he violated the Law on the Prevention of Corruption.[3] On 13 June 2021 he was elected new president of the Bosniak Party, succeeding Rafet Husović, first leader of the party after his death.[2]

On 9 December 2021, Ibrahimović was elected vice president of the Parliament of Montenegro.[4]

Personal lifeEdit

In addition to his native Bosnian, Ibrahimović speaks English.[5] He is married and is the father of two children.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Skupština Crne Gore". Skupština Crne Gore.
  2. ^ a b c "Predsjednik Bošnjačke stranke". Bošnjačka stranka (in Bosnian). 2018-05-03. Retrieved 2021-07-02.
  3. ^ "Ko je Ervin Ibrahimović?". Novosti (in Serbian).
  4. ^ "Ervin Ibrahimović izabran za potpredsednika Skupštine Crne Gore (VIDEO) - Radio Televizija Novi Pazar". rtvnp.rs. Retrieved 2021-12-13.
  5. ^ "Mr Ervin IBRAHIMOVIĆ". Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly. Retrieved 2020-07-02.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)