USA continue to support culture and sport in Kosovo

USA continue to support culture and sport in Kosovo

Pristina, 30 October 2015/Independent Balkan News Agency

By Elton Tota

Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport, Kujtim Shala, received today the US ambassador to Kosovo, Greg Delawie, to talk about cooperation between the ministry and US embassy.

Shala and Delawie praised the close collaboration between the two governments and especially between the Minister of Culture and US embassy in the domain of the promotion of cultural values.

The minister thanked the ambassador for the constant and decisive help offered by the US embassy for the state of Kosovo and for the institutions of culture in particular.

Shala also informed ambassador Delawie on the policies being applied by the ministry for the development of culture in the country and the promotion of cultural diversity.

Special attention was given during this meeting to the process of the accession of Kosovo in the UNESCO and the preservation of the heritage and autonomy of the Serb Orthodox Church, in compliance with the Ahtihsaari Package and the Constitution of Kosovo.

Ambassador Delawie promised that collaboration will continue in the domain of culture, cultural heritage and sport diplomacy.

Delawie also said that his government will continue to support different activities in the domain of culture and sport, which promote cultural and ethnic diversity in Kosovo. /ibna/