Leader of the Opposition (Albania)

The Leader of the Opposition (Albanian: Kreu i opozitës) is a not official title traditionally held by the leader of the largest party not in government in the Parliament of Albania. The Leader is invariably seen as the alternative Prime Minister of Albania to the present incumbent, and heads a rival alternative government known as the Shadow Cabinet.

Leader of the Opposition
Drejtuesi i opozitës
Kreu i opozitës
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Lulzim Basha (PD)

since 15 September 2013
StyleThe Right Honourable
Term lengthWhile leader of the largest political party not in government
Inaugural holderFan S. Noli
FormationAlbanian parliamentary election, 1920
DeputyEdi Paloka


No. Leader Political Party Term of Office
1   Fan S. Noli Albanian Liberal Party 1920–1924
2   Ahmet Zogu Albanian Conservative Party June 1924–December 1924
(During the June Revolution)
3   Sali Berisha Democratic Party of Albania 1990–1992
4   Fatos Nano Socialist Party of Albania 1992–1997
(3)   Sali Berisha Democratic Party of Albania 1997–2005
5   Edi Rama Socialist Party of Albania 2005–2013
6   Lulzim Basha Democratic Party of Albania 2013–present

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