|Prime Minister of North Macedonia |
Премиерот на Северна Македонија
|Appointer||Assembly of North Macedonia|
|Term length||No term limit|
|Inaugural holder|| Nikola Kljusev |
27 January 1991
|Formation|| Constitution of North Macedonia |
16 April 1991
|Salary||15,600 USD annually|
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The prime minister of North Macedonia, officially the President of the Government of the Republic of North Macedonia (Macedonian : Претседател на Владата на Република Северна Македонија, romanized: Pretsedatel na Vladata na Republika Severna Makedonija), is the head of government of North Macedonia. He or she is the leader of a political coalition in the Parliament (the Sobranie) and the leader of the cabinet. The current prime minister is Oliver Spasovski, who has served since 3 January 2020.
|Portrait||Term of office||Political party|
|Minister for Macedonia|
|7 March 1945||1945||KPM|
|2|| Lazar Koliševski |
|16 April 1945||1953|| KPM|
renamed in 1952
|Chairmen of the Executive Council|
| Lazar Koliševski |
|3|| Ljupčo Arsov |
|6|| Ksente Bogoev |
|March 1974||29 April 1982||SKM|
|29 April 1982||June 1986||SKM|
|June 1986||27 January 1991||SKM|
SDSM VMRO–DPMNE Independent
|Term of office||Political party||Election|
|Took office||Left office||Time in office|
|1|| Nikola Kljusev |
|27 January 1991||17 August 1992||1 year, 203 days||Independent||1990|
|2|| Branko Crvenkovski |
|17 August 1992||30 November 1998||6 years, 105 days||SDSM||1994|
|3|| Ljubčo Georgievski |
|30 November 1998||1 November 2002||3 years, 336 days||VMRO-DPMNE||1998|
|(2)|| Branko Crvenkovski |
|1 November 2002||12 May 2004||1 year, 193 days||SDSM||2002|
|–|| Radmila Šekerinska |
|12 May 2004||2 June 2004||21 days||SDSM||—|
|4|| Hari Kostov |
|2 June 2004||18 November 2004||169 days||Independent||—|
|–|| Radmila Šekerinska |
|18 November 2004||17 December 2004||29 days||SDSM||—|
|5|| Vlado Bučkovski |
|17 December 2004||27 August 2006||1 year, 253 days||SDSM||—|
|6|| Nikola Gruevski |
|27 August 2006||18 January 2016||9 years, 144 days||VMRO-DPMNE|| 2006 |
|7|| Emil Dimitriev |
|18 January 2016||31 May 2017||1 year, 133 days||VMRO-DPMNE||—|
|8|| Zoran Zaev |
|31 May 2017||3 January 2020||2 years, 217 days||SDSM||2016|
|9|| Oliver Spasovski |
|3 January 2020||Incumbent||222 days||SDSM||2020|
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