25 October 2022 Second Special Sitting of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia, 13th Legislature

25 October 2022 Second Special Sitting of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia, 13th Legislature

Tuesday, 25 October 2022

Second Special Sitting of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia, 13th Legislature

The Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia Dr Vladimir Orlic convened the Second Special Sitting of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia in its 13th legislature for Tuesday, 25 October 2022, starting at 12.30 pm.


For the Second Special Sitting of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia, 13th Legislature , the National Assembly Speaker ascertained an agenda bearing one item:

  1. Election of the Government and oath taking by the Prime Minister and members of the Government.
In addition to the MPs and candidates for Prime Minister and Government members, today’s sitting is also attended by the Speaker of the Assembly of AP Vojvodina, President of the Provincial Government, representatives of traditional churches and religious communities, representatives of the judiciary, representatives of the Serbian Armed Forces, Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts and Matica Srpska, representatives of the authorities of the Republic of Serbia and independent regulatory bodies, as well as the heads of the diplomatic-consular missions and international organisations in the Republic of Serbia who were all greeted by Speaker Orlic on the behalf of the National Assembly and himself.

Speaker Orlic said that the Assembly had received the resignations tendered to the post of MP by Milan Krkobabic, Sanja Vukovic–Ivancevic, Novica Toncev, Rade Basta, Doc. Dr Sci. med Marija Zdravkovic, Dr Aleksandar Martinovic, Djordje Milicevic, Goran Vesic, Prof. Dr Danica Grujicic, Ivica Dacic and Tomislav Zigmanov, as well as the Report of the Committee on Administrative, Budgetary, Mandate and Immunity Issues ascertaining that resignation falls under Article 131, paragraph 2, item 6 of the Law on Election of MPs and proposing that the National Assembly note the termination of the abovementioned MPs’ terms of office pursuant to Article 133 of said Law.

Pursuant to articles 132 and 133 of the Law on Election of MPs, at the proposal of the Committee on Administrative, Budgetary, Mandate and Immunity Issues, the National Assembly noted the termination of the terms of office, before the expiry of the term they were elected for, to the following MPs: Milan Krkobabic, Sanja Vukovic–Ivancevic, Novica Toncev, Rade Basta, Dr Marija Zdravkovic, Dr Aleksandar Martinovic, Djordje Milicevic, Goran Vesic, Dr Danica Grujicic, Ivica Dacic and Tomislav Zigmanov, on the day they tendered their resignation. The vacant seats at the National Assembly will be filled in line with the Law on Election of MPs.

In the continuation, Prime Minister designate Ana Brnabic presented the programme of the future Government of the Republic of Serbia.

For the remainder of the day the National Assembly conducted a debate on the only item on the agenda of the Second Special Sitting of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia, 13th Legislature.

On the second day of the proceedings, 26 October 2022, before moving on to the agenda, based on the Decree of the Republic Electoral Commission on the allocation of MPs’ terms of office for the purpose of filling vacant seats at the National Assembly and the Report of the Committee on Administrative, Budgetary, Mandate and Immunity Issues, pursuant to Article 134 of the Law on Election of MPs, the National Assembly noted the verification of the terms of office of the following MPs: Marija Todorovic, Nenad Mitrovic, Ivana Popovic, Milan Glusac and Borisav Kovacevic elected from the Electoral List ALEKSANDAR VUCIC – Together We Can Do Anything, then Sanja Miladinovic, elected from the Electoral List Marinika Tepic – United for Serbia’s Victory (Party of Freedom and Justice, People’s Party, Democratic Party, DZVM – VMDK, Party of Serbia’s Macedonians, Movement of Free Citizens, United Trade Unions of Serbia “Sloga”, Movement for a Reversal, Movement Free Serbia, Vlach Party), Vesna Ivkovic, Radovan Arezina, Dragovan Milinkovic and Antonela Jelic, elected from the Electoral List IVICA DACIC – PRIME MINISTER OF SERBIA, Branko Vukajlovic, elected from the Electoral List DR MILOS JOVANOVIC – HOPE FOR SERBIA – Serbia Coalition HOPE – National Democratic Alternative – Democratic Party of Serbia (DSS) – For the Kingdom of Serbia (MONARCHISTS) – Vojislav Mihailovic and Mirko Ostrogonac, elected from the Electoral List TOGETHER FOR VOJVODINA – VOJVODJANI (DEMOCRATIC ALLIANCE OF CROATS IN VOJVODINA, TOGETHER FOR VOJVODINA).

The newly-elected MPs’ then took the oath of office.

The National Assembly conducted and by the end of the day concluded the debate on the only item on the agenda of the Second Special Sitting.

As the National Assembly completed the debate, National Assembly Speaker Dr Vladimir Orlic set Wednesday, 26 October 2022, as Voting Day on the only item on the agenda of the Second Special Sitting of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia, 13th Legislature, starting at 6.35 pm.

Voting Day

On Voting Day, 26 October 2022, the MPs voted on the Government’s programme and the proposal for the election of Prime Minister and members of the Government by roll call.

By a majority of 157 MPs’ votes, the National Assembly adopted the Government’s programme and elected Ana Brnabic Prime Minister of the Republic of Serbia and the members of the Government in the proposed composition: First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivica Dacic, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Sinisa Mali, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence Milos Vucevic, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Culture Maja Gojkovic, Minister of Economy Rade Basta, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management Jelena Tanaskovic, Minister of Environmental Protection Irena Vujovic, Minister of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure Goran Vesic, Minister of Mining and Energy Dubravka Belovic, Minister of Domestic and Foreign Trade Tomislav Momirovic, Minister of Justice Maja Popovic, Minister of Public Administration and Local Self-Government Dr Aleksandar Martinovic, Minister of Human and Minority Rights and Social Dialogue Tomislav Zigmanov, Minister of the Interior Bratislav Gasic, Minister of European Integration Prof. Dr Tanja Miscevic, Minister of Education Branko Ruzic, Minister of Health Prof. Dr Danica Grujicic, for Minister of Labour, Employment, Veteran and Social Affairs Nikola Selakovic, Minister of Family Welfare and Demography Prof. Dr Darija Kisic Tepavcevic, Minister of Sport Zoran Gajic, Minister of Rural Welfare Milan Krkobabic, Minister of Science, Innovation and Technological Development Dr Jelena Begovic, Minister of Tourism and Youth Husein Memic, Minister of Telecommunications and Information Dr Mihailo Jovanovic, Minister for Public Investment Marko Blagojevic, Minister without portfolio Novica Toncev, Minister without portfolio Edin Djerlek and Minister without portfolio Djordje Milicevic.

The National Assembly also ruled on the violations of the Rules of Procedure the MPs complained of in the course of the sitting and found that none of the provisions of the Rules of Procedure had been violated.

Oath Taking by the Prime Minister and Members of the Government

Following the vote, the Prime Minister, deputy prime ministers and ministers of the Government took the oath of office by reading the text of the oath as stipulated by law and then signed the text of the oath.

National Assembly Speaker Dr Vladimir Orlic congratulated the Prime Minister, deputy prime ministers and ministers and wished them success in their work.

As the National Assembly had completed the debate on the only item on the agenda and ruled on it, National Assembly Speaker Dr Vladimir Orlic concluded the Second Special Sitting of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia, 13th Legislature.


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