Prime Minister of Albania

head of government of the Republic of Albania

The prime minister of Albania (Albanian: Kryeministri i Shqipërisë), officially styled Prime Minister of the Republic of Albania (Albanian: Kryeministri i Republikës së Shqipërisë), is the head of government of the Republic of Albania and as well the most powerful and influential person in Albanian politics.

Prime Minister of Albania
Kryeministri i Shqipërisë

Emblem of the Prime Minister
Edi Rama

since 13 September 2013
Inaugural holderIsmail Qemali
Formation29 November 1912
WebsiteOfficial Page

The prime minister holds the executive power of the nation and represents the Council of Ministers and chairs its meetings.[1]

The prime minister is appointed by the President of Albania.

The 33rd and current officeholder is Edi Rama, who started his first four-year-term on 15 September 2013.


  1. Article 134, Section 1(b) of the Constitution of Albania (22 November 1998)