Dragan Tomić (politician, 1936)

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July 3, 2022

Dragan Tomić (Serbian Cyrillic: Драган Томић; born December 5, 1935 in Pristina (Kingdom of Yugoslavia) and died June 21, 2022) was a Serbian statesman. A member of the Socialist Party of Serbia (SPS), he is President of the Serbian National Assembly and interim President of the Republic of Serbia.

Biography

Dragan Tomić was born in 1936 in Pristina, Kosovo. He studied in Belgrade, where he studied at the Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy of the University of Belgrade; he graduated in 1962. He worked for the Rekord company in Rakovac, where he was first an engineer-technician and ended up as general manager. He was elected to the municipal assembly of Rakovica. After Rekord, he worked for the Jugopetrol company as general manager. Dragan Tomić was then elected president of the Association of Engineers and Technicians of Yugoslavia (Savez inženjera i tehničara Jugoslavije). He was elected chairman of the parliamentary group of the Socialist Party of Serbia (SPS) in the Serbian National Assembly, a position he held until the demonstrations of October 2000, during which Slobodan Milošević had to leave power.

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