The ninth 151-member Croatian Parliament was inaugurated on Friday following the September 11 snap election, and Bozo Petrov of the Bridge party was appointed Speaker of Parliament.
The 37-year-old Petrov was the sole candidate for the post and he received support from 132 lawmakers, 12 abstained from the vote, while one voted against.
Of the 151 elected MPs, 145 attended the start of the inaugural session of the Sabor.
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Bozo Petrov, the newly-appointed Speaker of the Croatian Parliament, was born in the southern town of Metkovic on October 16, 1979.