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Canadian Ambassador Maksymiuk announces for Canadian investments in Kosovo

Prishtina, 26 May 2016 - Acting Minister of the Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kosovo, Petrit Selimi, hosted today in a meeting the Canadian Ambassador, Daniel Maksymiuk. Minister Selimi thanked Ambassador Maksymiuk for the continuous support of Canada towards Kosovo. On this occasion, Minister Selimi thanked especially for the support of the Canadian Government in the process of increasing cooperation of Kosovo with NATO, and the help of Canadian Embassy in Zagreb for organizing the international interreligious conference, soon to be held in Prishtina. Senior officials from Canada will participate in this conference.

During the meeting it was discussed about Canadian investments in Kosovo, where the Ambassador Maksymiuk stated that companies of his country are interested for investments opportunities in Kosovo in mine sector for the purpose of economic development and creating new jobs.

In this aspect, minister Selimi and Ambassador Maksymiuk discussed about the opportunity for signing new agreements between Kosovo and Canada for investment promotion, investment protection and elimination of double taxation.

The ambassador Maksymiuk thanked minister Selimi for the meeting and congratulated him for the membership of Kosovo to FIFA and UEFA, recommendation for visa liberalization and entry into force of SAA. Canadian Ambassador pointed out the need for continuing the dialogue between Kosovo and Serbia in Brussels as mean for normalization of situation in Balkans.

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