Minister Bytyqi hosted the Ambassador of Croatia in Kosova

18 May 2018

Minister of Education, Science and Technology, Shyqiri Bytyqi hosted today the Croatian Ambassador to Kosova, Marija Kapitanović, with whom he talked about the teaching of the respective languages, the Croatian language in Kosova and the Albanian language in Croatia, which is also foreseen in the Memorandum of Understanding 2013.

Minister Bytyqi and Ambassador Kapitanović agreed to engage in creating opportunities for engaging a foreign collaborator of the Albanian language at the University of Zagreb and a Croatian language lecturer or collaborator within the Faculty of Philology of the University of Prishtina.

Minister Bytyqi emphasized that it is extremely important to enable young people in Kosova and Croatia to learn the relevant languages and that in this context more specifically will be discussed with the management of the University of Prishtina on the concretization of the Memorandum.

While, Ambassador Kapitanović informed Minister Bytyqi that the Albanian Language Department at the University of Zara was opened last year, and we're working that this to happen also at the University of Zagreb where a considerable number of Albanians live, while insisting that Kosova by its side to take on the reciprocal commitments in this direction.

Minister Bytyqi and Ambassador Kapitanović agreed that mutual learning of mutual languages is in the interest of deepening cooperation both in the economic and cultural field between the two countries.