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Brussels marks the 11th anniversary of Kosovo's independence

On February 26, 2019, the Embassy of the Republic of Kosovo in Brussels hosted a solemn reception, marking the 11th anniversary of Kosovo's independence. The reception gathered representatives of the diplomatic corps accredited in Belgium, Belgian authorities, EU institutions, NATO and Kosovo diaspora in Belgium.

In his welcoming speech the Ambassador of the Republic of Kosovo, Bernard Nikaj, mentioned the achievements and challenges faced by Kosovo over the past 11 years. Among other things, Ambassador Nikaj emphasized the progress achieved in fulfilling the criteria for visa liberalization, economic growth of the country, advancements in the field of law and order, as well as the transition of the KSF into a modern army that will contribute to peace and stability in region.

The guests had the chance to enjoy traditional food from Kosovo accompanied by local wine and beer. While the atmosphere in the hall was adorned by the beautiful sounds of the harp performed by the talented young artist Bujana Ahmeti.