Ministry of defence Republic of Serbia
 

Minister of Defence






ALEKSANDAR VULIN





tel: + 381 11 3006311
fax: + 381 11 3006032
e-mail: ministar.odbrane@mod.gov.rs


Born in 1972 in Novi Sad. He graduated from the Faculty of Law in Kragujevac. Married to Nataša and has two sons, Sergej and Oleg.

He was Assistant Marketing Director in a company “Super Press” from 2000 to 2002. After that, from 2003 to 2007 he was Marketing Director in a company “Coulour Press” and Deputy CEO of “Colour Media International” from 2007 to 2012.

He was Chief Editor of a weekly magazine “Pečat” and a columnist in several daily and weekly journals.

He is the author of four books, two of them being translated in Russian language.

He was twice elected a Member of Parliament in the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia, and a Member of Council in the Assembly of the City of Belgrade and a Member of Council in Rakovica Municipality.

He was nominated as Director of the Office for Kosovo and Metohija in August 2012. He had been discharging this function until September 2013, when he was appointed as the Minister without portfolio in charge of Kosovo and Metohija. He was on that position until April 2014.

In April 2014 he was appointed as the Minister of Labour, Employment, Veterans and Social Affairs.

In June 2015 he was appointed as the President of the Working Group for the Resolution of the Issue of Mixed Migratory Flows, established by the Government of the Republic of Serbia.

In August 2016, he was re-elected as the Minister of Labour, Employment, Veterans and Social Affairs.

In May 2017, he was appointed as the President of Serbian Part of Joint Committee with the Republic of Greece.

He has been the Minister of Defence since June 2017.

As a student of the 6th generation, he successfully completed the Advanced Security and Defence Studies, the highest level of professional advancement in the system of our military education.

Aleksandar Vulin received several important recognitions: “St. Vitus’s Charter”, for extraordinary contribution and affirmation of the University of Priština (with the seat in Kosovska Mitrovica), Golden Plaque of the Ministry of Defence for extraordinary engagement and contribution to the cooperation between the two Ministries, as well as the statuettes “Golden Gryphon”, the highest recognition of the Counter Terrorist Unit which is awarded to the highest state officials for the support provided to that unit.

Serbian Patriarch Irinej decorated the Office for Kosovo and Metohija of the Government of the Republic of Serbia and Aleksandar Vulin who led it at the time with a Medal of Saint Sava of the First Order.

Aleksandar Vulin was proclaimed an honorary citizen of Vitine, Leposavić, Zubin Potok and Kosovska Mitrovica.