Minister Gashi: Athletes, the most distinguishing sign of the successes of the Republic of Kosovo


Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports, Kujtim Gashi, attended the "Laureates of 2017" ceremony organized by the Kosovo Olympic Committee, where there were announced the best athletes for the last year.

Minister Gashi congratulated the organizers for the ceremony, which he said is in an appreciation of the engagement and success of athletes in different disciplines.

"MCYS and I as Minister are committed wholeheartedly to being in support of Sports and Athletes, who are the most distinguishing sign of success in the Republic of Kosovo, so allow me to use this event to reconfirm my support to Sport and Athletes in our Republic, who more and more are achieving great results with the successes they are achieving", said the Minister, underlining the concrete actions that the MCYS has undertaken.

"The Law on Sponsorships, the Regulation on the Certificate of Sponsorships, the Regulation on the Categorization of Sports, Athletes and Trainers, the Decision on the Value of Points, the Establishment of the National Council for Fighting and Preventing Negative Phenomena in Sports Events, all these acts will will help in advancement of Sports in the Republic of Kosovo”, said the minister, and in cooperation with other institutions will stimulate the development and advancement of sport in our country, the minister pointed out.

The Minister also mentioned the focus of the MCYS on improving infrastructure, where he has singled out the construction of the national stadium and 12 auxiliary stadiums.