Milica Pejanović-Đurišić

Milica Pejanović-Đurišić

Milica Pejanović-Đurišić in 2015
Minister of Defence
In office
13 March 2012  28 November 2016
Prime Minister Igor Lukšić
Milo Đukanović
Preceded by Boro Vučinić
Succeeded by Predrag Bošković
Personal details
Born (1959-04-27) 27 April 1959
Nikšić, FPR Yugoslavia
Political party DPS
Alma mater University of Belgrade
Occupation Professor

Milica Pejanović-Đurišić (Cyrillic: Милица Пејановић-Ђуришић) (born 27 April 1959 in Nikšić) is a Montenegrin professor and politician who is the Montenegrin Defence Minister since 13 March 2012.[1] She is the first woman to hold this office.[2]

Political career

Since 1991, Pejanović-Đurišić has been with the ruling Democratic Party of Socialists of Montenegro. From February 2004 to July 2006, she served as the Ambassador of Serbia and Montenegro to Belgium and Luxembourg. After Montenegro's independence in 2006, she served as Montenegro's ambassador to France, Monaco (Pejanović-Đurišić being fluent in French) and UNESCO from February 2007 to 2010.


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