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President of Kosovo
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Presidential standard
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Incumbent
Hashim Thaçi

since 7 April 2016
Appointer Assembly of the Republic of Kosovo
Term length Five years
Renewable once
Inaugural holder Ibrahim Rugova
Formation 4 March 2002
Salary 2,873 EUR monthly
Website Official website

The President of Kosovo (Albanian: Presidenti i Kosovës, Serbian: Председник Косова), officially styled the President of the Republic of Kosovo (Albanian: Presidenti i Republikës së Kosovës, Serbian: Председник Републике Косова), is the head of state and chief representative of the Republic of Kosovo in the country and abroad.

The President is elected indirectly, by the Assembly of Kosovo, in a secret ballot by a two-thirds majority of deputies.

List

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Political party Election
Took office Left office Time in office
Presidents
2008–present
1
Fatmir Sejdiu
Fatmir Sejdiu
(born 1951)
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17 February 2008 27 September 2010 2 years, 222 days LDK 2008
Jakup Krasniqi
Jakup Krasniqi
(born 1951)
Acting
Jakup Krasniqi (nënshkrim).svg
27 September 2010 22 February 2011 148 days PDK
2
Behgjet Pacolli
Behgjet Pacolli
(born 1951)
Behgjet Pacolli (nënshkrim).svg
22 February 2011 4 April 2011 41 days AKR 2011
Jakup Krasniqi
Jakup Krasniqi
(born 1951)
Acting
Jakup Krasniqi (nënshkrim).svg
4 April 2011 7 April 2011 3 days PDK
3
Atifete Jahjaga
Atifete Jahjaga
(born 1975)
Atifete Jahjaga (nënshkrim).svg
7 April 2011 7 April 2016 5 years, 0 days Independent 2011
4
Hashim Thaçi
Hashim Thaçi
(born 1968)
Hashim Thaçi (nënshkrim).svg
7 April 2016 Incumbent 4 years, 334 days PDK 2016
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