Politics of Serbia are limited to the rules of a modern parliamentary representa- tive democratic republic. In this system, the Prime Minister of Serbia is the head of government, and of a multi-party system. Executive power is exercised by the government. Legislative power is vested in both the government and the Na- tional Assembly of Serbia. The Judiciary is independent of the executive and the legislature. The Government of Serbia (Vlada Srbije) is the main element of the executive branch of government in Serbia. It is led by the Prime Minister (Predsednik Vlade), commonly abbreviated to premier (premijer). The Prime Minister is chosen by the National Assembly on the proposal of the President who names the designate Prime Minister after talks with all parliamentary leaders. Ministers are nominated by the Prime Minister and confirmed by the Parliament.