ALW ID OF Dragan Čović
|Name -Duty||Dragan Čović||Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina|
|Father-Mother Names||Frano Covic||Mara Covic|
|Birthday and Birthplace||20 August 1956||Mostar, Yugoslavia (now Bosnia and Herzegovina)|
|Alma mater||University of Mostar-University of Sarajevoc|
|Children||Sanja and Daniyela|
|Political Party-in Office Date||League of Communists
Croatian Democratic Union
|First and Assumed in Office||
||17 July 2017|
|Prime Minister||Denis Zvizdić|
|Other political activities||
|| 2. Speaker of the House of Peoples
||3. Croat Member of the College of the House of Peoples|
|| 4. Prime Minister of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
|| 5. Deputy Prime Minister of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
|| 6. Minister of Finance of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
|| 7. President of the Croatian Democratic Union
Lets have a look into our Leader Dragan Čović life with a cronological style.
- 20 August 1956 Dragan Čović had born in a beatiful and historical city Mostar in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
- 1975 he graduated from technical high school of mechanical engineering in Mostar. He was before that attended elementary school
Mechanical Engineer Čović
- 1979 he graduated from Faculty of Engineering at Džemal Bijedić University in Mostar and had a title of mechanical engineer
- 1980 he started working as an employee in SOKO company in Mostar, where he worked in technology and control sections.
- 1986 he started working in various managerial jobs, such as director of business unit, director of production and vice president for industrialization.
- 1989 Čović gained a master’s degree at the Faculty of Engineering in Mostar and he attended studies of management at the Faculty of Economy at the University of Sarajevo.
- 1992 he had been the general director of SOKO.
- 1994 Čović joined the Croatian Democratic Union of Bosnia and Herzegovina (HDZ BiH). And he had begin to teach Economics and Organization of Production as a senior assistant at the Faculty of Engineering in Mostar, after which he was named assistant professor and taught Development of Production Systems
- 1996 He became a member of the cantonal committee of HDZ and he obtained a PhD from the University of Mostar.
- 1997 he became the president of the city committee of HDZ in Mostar.
- 1998 he became vice president of HDZ. Čović was Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance in the Government of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
- 2000 he became an associate professor.
- 2002 At the general election in this year he was elected as member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina with 114,606 votes.
- 2004 he was a full professor of the University of Mostar. He worked at the Faculty of Economy in Mostar, and also in regular and postgraduate studies.
- 2005 he was elected as President of HDZ BiH. And in 29 March he was removed from office of as member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina by the High Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina, Paddy Ashdown, for abuse of power and position.
- 2007, he became visiting professor at the University of Mostar’s Faculty of Philosophy.
- 2014 he became a member of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts of BiH.
- 2008, Čović joined the Prud process as one of the three main negotiators (Dodik-Tihić-Čović).
When the Prud process failed over issues of constitutional reform and territorial restructuring, RS leader Milorad Dodik and his party SNSD became close partners to HDZ BiH.
- 2009, Čović was accused of spending public funds to buy private homes for certain people
- 2010, he was acquitted from accusations in April.
On 14 May , a third indictment for Čović and six other persons was confirmed by the Court of the Herzegovina-Neretva Canton (HNC), for abuse of power and position. He and other committee members of the Croatian Post and Telecom (HPT) were accused of transferring a debt of nearly 4,7 million Convertible Marks from the non-existing Ministry of Defence of the Croatian Defence Council to three private companies.
By receiving the debt, those three companies became owners of shares in Eronet, the most profitable telecommunicational section of the HPT. At the time, Čović was Federal Minister of Finance and president of the Steering Committee of the HPT. The Court of the HNC asked that this case be brought in front of the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina, but the FBiH Supreme Court decided that the case had to be solved in Mostar.
- In May 2012, Čović was again acquitted 2010 accusations.
- 2017 he became Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina
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