President of the 26th Parliament of Montenegro
He attended primary and secondary school in Danilovgrad, and graduated from the Faculty of Civil Engineering in Podgorica - course of study Transport.
- Prior to introduction of the multi-party system, he was a delegate in the Local Assembly of Danilovgrad, member of the Presidency of the Council of the Socialist Youth of Yugoslavia, Secretary of the Montenegro Youth and Vice President of the National Assembly of the Socialist Republic of Montenegro.
He was one of the founders of the Socialist Party of Montenegro, the Alliance of Reform Forces of Yugoslavia in Montenegro and the Social Democratic Party (SDP) of Montenegro.
As a member of the Social Democratic Party of Montenegro and on its behalf, he served as Secretary of the Executive Committee of the SDP CG, councillor and Vice President in the Municipality of Danilovgrad, Member of the Parliament of Montenegro, MP in the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro, member of the Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.
At the fifth congress of the SDP CG in 2001, he was elected Vice President of the SDP, and he was elected Member of the Parliament of Montenegro at parliamentary elections of 2002 and 2006.
Following parliamentary elections of 29 March 2009, on 10 June of the same year, he was elected Minister of Interior Affairs and Public Administration. In the period 2012 - 2016, he served as Minister of Traffic and Maritime Affairs.
- At the founding assembly of the Social Democrats of Montenegro (SDCG) of 31 July 2015, he was elected responsible person of the SDCG, and at the fist Congress of 31 January 2016, he was elected first president of the SDCG.
He received several awards and recognitions, including - Award on the occasion of Liberation Day of Danilovgrad “9. decembar” and Student Award on the occasion of Liberation Day of Podgorica "19. decembar".
He is married, spouse Dragana, daughters Maša and Dunja and son Tomo.
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