Hoti receives pledges on Kosovo's membership in international cultural organizations

18.03.2018

In the course of the meetings held by Deputy Minister Rexhep Hoti on his visit to the Federal Republic of Germany at the invitation of the Foreign Ministry, at the margins of the Book Fair in Leipzig, he met with the Minister of Culture of the Republic of Albania , Mirela Kumbaro-Furxhi, then Aleksandar Bogdanovic, Minister of Culture of the Republic of Montenegro, and a meeting with Gerhard Kowar, director of Austria KulturKontakt, a center dealing with cultural education for Austrian schools and educational cooperation with the countries of Eastern Europe and the South East.

The topic of the discussions at these meetings was the book policy that institutions draft and implement, in support of publishing the book, purchasing and distributing it, as well as translating it into other languages by bringing cultures closer to each other through the written literary art.

Also, within the talks, Deputy Minister Hoti has requested the support of all parties for Kosovo to join the Traduki network, where Albania, Montenegro and Austria are members. Hoti has received support for membership, with the exception of Serbia.

Hoti has reaffirmed Kosovo's commitment and the preparations made by its institutions to join UNESCO, in which case he has asked Kosovo's partners and allies to lobby in every sphere of influence for Kosovo to join this organization extremely important of the United Nations. The Deputy Minister was promised that the parties will engage to help Kosovo on this path.

Deputy Minister Hoti, on behalf of MCYS and Government, thanked the representatives of the countries with whom he met for the support and cooperation they have shown in relation to the Republic of Kosovo, not only in the field of culture but also in other prisms thus directly having an influence in strengthening the state of Kosovo.

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