Enver Hoxhaj

Enver Hoxhaj
Deputy Prime Minister of Kosovo
Assumed office
7 September 2017
Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj
Preceded by Ramiz Kelmendi
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
5 June 2016  10 August 2017
Prime Minister Isa Mustafa
Preceded by Hashim Thaçi
Succeeded by Behgjet Pacolli
In office
22 February 2011  12 December 2014
Prime Minister Hashim Thaçi
Preceded by Vlora Çitaku (Acting)
Succeeded by Hashim Thaçi
Personal details
Born 1969 (age 4849)
Suva Reka, Yugoslavia
(now Kosovo)
Political party Democratic Party
Alma mater University of Prishtina

Enver Hoxhaj[a] (born 1969) is the former Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kosovo[b] and the Vice President of Democratic Party of Kosovo. He is Albanian.


Hoxhaj served as a professor at the University of Prishtina. He worked at WUS Austria and founded Kosovar Research and Documentation Institute. In March 2004 he joined the Democratic Party of Kosovo. He was Minister of Education, Science and Technology of the Republic of Kosovo. He served twice as a Foreign Minister, once from 2011 to 2014, under the mandate of the government led by Hashim Thaci, and the second time he was named as a Foreign Minister started in June 2016, under Prime Minister Isa Mustafa.

See also


a.   ^ Albanian spelling: Enver Hoxhaj, Serbian spelling: Enver Hodžaj, Енвер Хоџај.
b.   ^ Kosovo is the subject of a territorial dispute between the Republic of Kosovo and the Republic of Serbia. The Republic of Kosovo unilaterally declared independence on 17 February 2008, but Serbia continues to claim it as part of its own sovereign territory. The two governments began to normalise relations in 2013, as part of the Brussels Agreement. Kosovo has received formal recognition as an independent state from 113 out of 193 United Nations member states.


    Political offices
    Preceded by
    Vlora Çitaku
    Minister of Foreign Affairs
    Succeeded by
    Hashim Thaçi
    Preceded by
    Petrit Selimi
    Minister of Foreign Affairs
    Succeeded by
    Emanuel Demaj
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