Chief of the General Staff (North Macedonia)
|Chief of the General Staff
Началник на Генералштабот
Načalnik na Generalštabot
|Ministry of Defence|
|Member of||General Staff|
|Reports to||Minister of Defence|
President of North Macedonia
|Formation||19 March 1992|
|First holder||Maj. General Mitre Arsovski|
|Deputy||Maj. General Muhamet Islam Racaj|
|Army of the|
Republic of North Macedonia
The Chief of the General Staff of the Army of the Republic of North Macedonia (Macedonian: Началник на Генералштабот на Армија на Република северна Македонија) is the Chief of the General Staff of the Army of the Republic of North Macedonia.
Nine people served as the Chiefs of the General Staff since the independence of the Republic of North Macedonia from Yugoslavia. The first Chief was Major General Mitre Arsovski (appointed on 16 March 1992), and the current Chief is Lieutenant General Metodija Velichkovski (appointed on 18 August 2015).
List of chiefs of the general staff
Chiefs of the General Staff have been:
|№||Chief of the General Staff||Took office||Left office||Time in office|
|16 March 1992||3 March 1993||352 days|
|3 March 1993||22 January 1996||2 years, 325 days|
|22 January 1996||11 February 2000||4 years, 20 days|
|11 February 2000||12 June 2001||1 year, 121 days|
|12 June 2001||19 September 2001||99 days|
|19 September 2001||12 March 2004||2 years, 175 days|
|12 March 2004||6 July 2005||1 year, 116 days|
|6 July 2005||18 August 2011||6 years, 43 days|
|18 August 2011||18 August 2015||4 years, 0 days|
|18 August 2015||18 August 2018||3 years, 0 days|
|18 August 2018||Incumbent||304 days|
- Resigned during the 2001 insurgency.
- Ministry of Defence. "Former Chiefs of the General Staff". morm.gov.mk (in Macedonian). Retrieved 13 February 2019.