Nazif Cungu (Montenegrin: Назиф Цунгу, born 13 May 1958) is a Montenegrin Albanian politician, the leader of the biggest Albanian political party in Montenegro FORCA.

Nazif Cungu
Nazif Cungu.jpg
Leader of FORCA[1]
In office
22 October 2005 – 30 October2021
Succeeded byGenci Nimanbegun[2]
Mayor of Ulcinj[3]
In office
September 2011 – May 2018
Preceded byGëzim Hajdinaga
Succeeded byLoro Nrekiq
President of Economical-Social Council of Ulcinj[1]
In office
President of Counselors Club of DUA[1]
In office
Personal details
Born (1958-05-13) 13 May 1958 (age 65)[1]
Ulcinj, Montenegro, Yugoslavia
Political partyNew Democratic Power – FORCA

Personal historyEdit

Nazif Cungu was born in Ulcinj, Ulcinj Municipality, southern Montenegro, near the border with Albania to an Albanian family on 13 May 1958. He finished the secondary school and gymnasium in his hometown. He studied tourism management in Economic Faculty of Dubrovnik, graduating in 1980. From 1983 until 1987 he worked at the Municipality of Ulcinj in the post of secretary for economy, finance and budget. From 1987 to 1991 he had the post of a Chief Commercial of Tourist Organization "Ulcinj Riviera". From 1993 to 1997 he directed the marketing sector of "Primus" company. In 1997 he founded his own company named "Cungu & Co." which employs over 100 people in its branches located in Ulcinj, Podgorica, Tivat, Budva, Niksic, Bjelopolje, Kotor and Herceg Novi. Cungu has extended its activities to other companies in Tirana and Pristina.

Public engagementEdit

In the years 1996 to 2002 he was the President of the Club of Counsilors of Democratic Union of Albanians, which resigned due to a disagreement with some action and deviations of the party. In the years 2004 to 2005 has performed the function of President of the Economic and Social Council of Ulcinj. Cungu is one of the founders of the party New Democratic Power – FORCA, and is currently chairman of the party. He is a prominent activist of civil society in Montenegro, he was among the founders of the Association "Ulqini" in Switzerland, humanitarian association "Drita", "Montenegro Business Alliances - MBA" and association of olive growers. Also he is one of the founders and currently chairman of the "Ulcinj Business Association", in which there are over 270 businessmen.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b c d "Forca e Re Demokratike".
  2. ^ "Genci Nimanbegu zgjidhet kryetar i ri i FORCËS".
  3. ^ "Nazif Cungu Kryetari i ri i Komunes Ulqin". Archived from the original on 2011-09-30. Retrieved 2013-05-11.
Political offices
Preceded by Mayor of Ulcinj
Succeeded by