Minister Ahmetaj hosted in a meeting the MP’s of German parliament
Prishtina, 25 May 2017 – The Minister of European Integration, Ms. Mimoza Ahmetaj hosted in a meeting the members of the Baden-Württemberg parliament, with whom she discussed recent developments in Kosovo and region, in terms of European integration process. On this occasion, Minister Ahmetaj briefly informed those present about current developments in Kosovo, the European agenda and bilateral cooperation between the two countries. Minister Ahmetaj stated: “There is an inter-party consensus, and nation-wide support to Kosovo’s European Integration process. This binomial has contributed to the advancement of key processes considering that European integration affects all life spheres within a society and state. Nonetheless, in order for Kosovo to advance in the European Agenda, continuous international support is required, particularly from Germany, a friend of Kosovo. Germany’s contribution in building institutional capacities to manage the European integration process is necessary, and as such must continue in the future as well. The people of Kosovo are grateful to the state and the people of Germany for their continuous contribution”, stated among others Minister Ahmetaj Moreover, during the meeting, they discussed on key issues in the European agenda that lay ahead of the new government, such as ratification of agreement on delineation of the border with Montenegro, and firm and adamant combating of organized crime and corruption. On the other hand, the MP’s of Baden-Württemberg parliament expressed increased interest regarding the country’s plans for economic development, reduction of unemployment, healthcare services, and on other developments in the region as well. Another topic of interest was the contribution of the German military contingent, under KFOR, to the preservation of peace and stability in Kosovo. One of the conclusions was that economic growth is the key to overall development of the country, economy, education, politics and democracy.