Ministry of Religion and Diaspora (Serbia)

The Ministry of Religion and Diaspora (Serbian: Министарство вера и дијаспоре / Ministarstvo vera i dijasopre) was the ministry in the Government of Serbia which was in charge of connection with the Serbian diaspora. The ministry was merged into the Ministry of Culture and Information on 27 July 2012.

Ministry of Religion and Diaspora
Министарство вера и дијаспоре
Ministarstvo vera i dijasopre
Ministry overview
Formed11 February 1991 (1991-02-11)
Dissolved27 April 2012 (2012-04-27)
Superseding agency
JurisdictionGovernment of Serbia

HistoryEdit

The ministry was established on 11 February 1991. It was abolished from 2001 to 2004. The Ministry of Religion which existed from 1991 to 2011, merged into the ministry in 2011.

The Ministry of Religion and Diaspora was later merged into the Ministry of Culture and Information on 27 July 2012. Also, the Directorate for Cooperation with the Diaspora and Serbs in the Region and Office for Cooperation with Churches and Religious Communities were established on 2 August 2012 and took some of the Ministry's jurisdictions.

List of ministersEdit

Minister Image Party Term start Term end Lifespan
Stanko Cvijan   Socialist Party of Serbia (SPS) 11 February 1991 10 February 1993 1951–
Bogoljub Bjelica   Socialist Party of Serbia (SPS) 10 February 1993 18 March 1994 1956–2013
Radovan Pankov   Socialist Party of Serbia (SPS) 18 March 1994 24 March 1998 1946–
Milorad Mirčić   Serbian Radical Party (SRS) 24 March 1998 24 October 2000 1956–
Vojislav Vukčević   Serbian Renewal Movement (SPO) 24 October 2000 25 January 2001 1938–2016
Vojislav Vukčević   Serbian Renewal Movement (SPO) 3 March 2004 15 May 2007 1938–2016
Milica Čubrilo   Democratic Party (DS) 15 May 2007 7 July 2008 1969–
Srđan Srećković   Serbian Renewal Movement (SPO) 7 July 2008 27 July 2012 1974–
Independent

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