About Croatian Government

Božidar Kalmeta

Minister of the Sea, Transport and Infrastructure
Božidar Kalmeta
Božidar Kalmeta
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  • Date of birth: 15 January 1958
  • Marital status: married, three children


  • Faculty of Agriculture, Zagreb
  • Elementary and High School, Zadar

Professional career:

  • 1983 - 1992 worked in “Maraska”, Zadar, as a technologist and production manager

Political career:

  • 2003 appointed Minister of the Sea, Tourism, Transport and Development
  • 2002 Vice-president of the Croatian Democratic Union, elected at 7th Convention of the Party
  • 1997-2001 Chairman of the Union of Croatian Towns and Municipalities
  • 1995 Member of the Croatian Parliament
  • 1994-2003 Mayor of Zadar
  • 1993 Deputy Mayor of Zadar
  • 1993 Member of the Zadar Town Council
  • 1989 Member of the Croatian Democratic Union

Foreign languages:

  • English
  • Italian


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