Today, in the 48th year of his life, the mayor of Ohrid, Jovan Stojanoski, died unexpectedly.

The cause of death was a heart attack.

Prof. Dr. Jovan Stojanoski was born in Ohrid on 07.08.1970. He was a PhD in International Tourism and Marketing Management, a long-time professor at the Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality in Ohrid and a member of the SDSM political party. He was elected as the mayor of Ohrid in October 2017 on the local elections. He was also married and has 2 children.

The death of Stojanoski is a big loss for Ohrid, the academic community and the state, said Prime Minister Zoran Zaev.