President Thaçi bestows an award to the World Bank Office on the 20th anniversary of its presence in Kosovo

President of the country, Hashim Thaçi, on the twentieth anniversary of the presence of the World Bank in Kosovo and on the tenth anniversary of Kosovo’s membership in the World Bank, bestowed the Presidential Medal of Merits to this institution.

This award was presented to Linda Van Gelder, Western Balkans Regional Director of the World Bank.

“Cooperation between Kosovo and World Bank was exceptionally good and all projects financed by the World Bank have yielded very good results to our economy and society. They have also impacted the financial stability and economic growth of the Republic of Kosovo,” said President Thaçi.

The Presidential Medal of Merits was awarded to the World Bank Kosovo Office for its contribution to economic development.