RCC Secretary General discusses regional cooperation in Pristina

The RCC Secretary General Hido Biscevic visited Pristina today to discuss development opportunities in the context of regional cooperation in South East Europe.

Secretary General Biscevic met the Head of the UN Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo, Ambassador Lamberto Zannier; Deputy Prime Minister of Kosovo, Hajredin Kuci; Special Representative of the European Union (EUSR) in Kosovo, Peter Feith; and Vice President of the Kosovo Chamber of Commerce, Safet Gerxhaliu.

The talks with Ambassador Zannier focused on the current situation in Kosovo, while the conversation with Deputy Prime Minister Kuci centred around the importance of participation of relevant Kosovo authorities, agencies, business community, etc., in economic and developmental cooperation in South East Europe.

Deputy Prime Minister Kuci showed interest in the newly adopted RCC Strategy and Work Programme for 2011-2013 and expressed belief that Kosovo would find an appropriate place in its implementation, especially when it comes to programmes and projects in the fields of energy, infrastructure, transport, agriculture, etc.

The EUSR Feith shared his views with Secretary General Biscevic on the political developments in Kosovo, in particular in relation to EU integration, and Vice President Gerxhaliu expressed the interest of the Chamber of Commerce to strengthen its involvement in regional cooperation.

The RCC Secretary General’s visit was part of a series of consultations with leaders from South East Europe on the preparation and subsequent implementation of the organization’s Strategy for 2011-2013.