President Thaçi awarded Fadil Vokrri the Jubilary Medal of the Tenth Anniversary of the Independence

Prishtina, July 3rd, 2018 – President of the Republic of Kosovo, Hashim Thaçi, warded the Jubilary Presidential medal of the tenth Anniversary of the Independence, post mortem, to Fadil Vokrri, the former Chairman of the Kosovo Football federation.

The promotion of the Kosovar sports around the world and engagement for Kosovo’s FIFA and UEFA membership were the main motivation for the award, which the President presented today to Vokrri’s wife and their two sons.

President Thaçi said that Fadil Vokrri’s death was a great loss for the family, his co-workers, for the citizens as well as for the whole of Kosovo’s sports.

“Anywhere where Fadil was present, Kosovo was there as well. We are all saddened with Fadil’s untimely death, but at the same time we are proud of his historic role in promotion of Kosovo all around the world”, said President Thaçi.

The head of state also added that at most important times, Fadil Wokrri helped the development of football and raising of Kosovo’s image abroad.