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EBRD – Kosovo Head: Anton Kobakov

EBRD – Kosovo Head: Anton Kobakov

    Mr. Kobakov, please provide a brief recent history profile of the EBRD in Kosovo. Prior to 2012 we provided no assistance to public entities but rather a sole focus on private sector SMEs and banks. This model works well as the private sector in Kosovo is predominately small. [...]

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TEB Kosovo: Partner to International Financial Bodies and Kosovo’s SME & Women Developement

TEB Kosovo: Partner to International Financial Bodies and Kosovo’s SME & Women Developement

  Mr. Albeyoglu, if you could, please introduce our readers to TEBs history here in Kosovo and what you bring to the corporate and consumer market. TEB is third in terms of loan portfolio outstanding, second in the retail banking segment and the undisputed leader of credit card business in [...]

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Minister of MTI Kosovo: Capacity Building, Legislative Reforms and Job Creation

Minister of MTI Kosovo: Capacity Building, Legislative Reforms and Job Creation

Kosovo’s Minister of Trade & Industry, Mrs. Hykmete Bajrami, establishes the baseline of her country’s economic development plan for our US readers. It is most certainly never rational to offer positive blanket statements when it comes to government announcements for “economic development” and “job creation”. Honestly though, Mrs. Bajrami speaks [...]

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Remnants of Economic Isolation

Remnants of Economic Isolation

    Mayor Lushtaku, please provide an introduction to your role as a Mayor of the Municipality of Skenderaj. Through our direct elections there was a large amount of support for me to maintain as mayor. Speaking more favorably in regards to the electorate; over 85% of our citizens participated [...]

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Decentralization Essential to a Productive Higher Education System in Kosovo

Decentralization Essential to a Productive Higher Education System in Kosovo

We understand that younger children are having a difficult time achieving an education as well as pre-university students in need of better technologies in order to compete in today’s competitive work environment. Can you please speak a little about those concerns? We have to take into account that the participation [...]

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Continued Successful International Support Critical to Kosovo’s Healthcare Sector

Minister of Health - Kosovo: Mr. Imet Rrahmani

    Good Afternoon Minister Rrahmani. New to your post, please briefly introduce our readers to your position as Minister of Health in Kosovo. Firstly, it is a great pleasure for me to be able to share my opinions with such a prestigious magazine. The position of Minister for me [...]

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Turkey’s Ambassador to Kosovo Speaks on Investments, Heritage & Strong Ties

Turkey’s Ambassador to Kosovo Speaks on Investments, Heritage & Strong Ties

  Ambassador Ozan, it’s a pleasure to speak with you today. Turkey and Kosovo, indeed the Balkans in general, have shared a long history. It’s because of this history that we thought it would be interesting to hear your perspective today. Enlighten our readers on what the past, present and [...]

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The American Times with Kosovo’s Minister of Finance: Avbdullah Hoti

Minister of Finance - Kosovo: Mr. Avbdullah Hoti

The American Times takes an afternoon with new Finance Minister, Avbdullah Hoti, to get his perspective on what the future holds for Kosovo. A Finance Minister position is not for the faint of heart, it requires a large degree of fortitude and discipline to maintain a country’s budgetary expectations. There [...]

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Made in Moldova – Business Exhibition Invitation (Jan 28th-Feb 1st) – Chişinău

Made in Moldova Exhibition ENG (1) <Click to Download Official Invite Invitation The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Moldova cordially greets you and has the honor and pleasure to invite you to attend the XIV edition of the national event “Made in Moldova “ , which will [...]

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US & New Bulgarian Government – Sign FATCA Agreement

Bulgarian Finance Minister and US Ambassador signing FATCA Agreement

CLICK for: Press 2014-12-05 FATCA (Original Document – Bulgaria and FATCA)   Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov and US Ambassador to Bulgaria HE. Marcie Ries signed an Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Bulgaria and the Government of the United States to improve tax compliance internationally. Through this agreement, [...]

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