Kosovo Minister for Trade and Industry visited Austria

Vienna – The Kosovar Minister for Trade and Industry, Mr. Lutfi Zharku has visited Austria upon an invitation from the Austrian Federal Ministry of Economics and Labour. Minister Zharku has had working meetings with Austrian Deputy Ministers, Mr. Josef Mayer and Mr. Herbert Preglau. Bilateral cooperation and the support of the Austrian Government for the economic development of Kosovo were discussed.

Government representatives of Austria and Kosovo have agreed to strengthen the cooperation through a twinning project for the SME Agencies. Talks concerning this project will be continued under the coordination of Austrian Development Agency (ADA) and the Economic Initiative for Kosova (ECIKS).

Minister Zharku and a delegation from his Ministry have also visited the Vienna Office of the Investment Promotion Agency of Kosovo (IPAK Vienna). The Vienna Office of IPAK has been established with the financial support of Austrian Government and is being managed by ECIKS.