|13th Minister of Tourism|
|Assumed office |
19 October 2016
|Prime Minister||Andrej Plenković|
|Preceded by||Anton Kliman|
|Mayor of Mali Lošinj|
|Preceded by||Dragan Balija|
|Succeeded by||Ana Kučić|
|Born||16 May 1961|
Mali Lošinj, PR Croatia, FPR Yugoslavia
|Political party||Croatian Democratic Union|
Gari Cappelli was born on 16 May 1961 in Mali Lošinj in a family with origins from Padua, Italy. He joined HDZ in 1992 and soon became the head of Mali Lošinj's HDZ town committee and started work in the county party committee. In 1999, due to his perfect knowledge of the Italian language, he was posted at the Croatian Consulate General in the Italian city of Trieste, where he was in charge of economic co-operation.
In 2005 he is running for the mayor of Mali Lošinj and has been performing for the third term for this position.
- Gari Cappelli at gov.hr (in Croatian)