A commemorative meeting was held in honor of the life and work of Professor Mujë Shala

16 August 2018

Minister of Education, Science and Technology, Shyqiri Bytyqi held a speech at the commemorative meeting organized by the University of Prishtina "Hasan Prishtina" - Faculty of Medicine and Hospital and Clinical University Service of Kosova after the separation from the life of Professor Mujë Shala.

Minister Bytyqi on this occasion talked about the life and work of Professor Shala, who besides being a prominent intellectual during the war in Kosovo was also engaged in the KLA ranks, in the Military Hospital in the Drenica Operative Zone, where he has also given extraordinary contribution to the treatment of KLA soldiers and the civilian population of that area.

Speaking about the activity of Professor Shala, Minister Bytyqi said that his wisdom, honesty, professionalism, work and contribution have planted the unforgettableness to his family, to us and to many generations.

Minister Bytyqi stressed that the separation from the life of Professor Shala is a great loss for education and health, areas in which he made great contributions with his knowledge and dedication.

“All of us who have had the good fortune to know Professor Muja are blessed and we are proud to have known a good man, excellent professionist, distinguished doctor, specialized at the University of Zagreb, in a gloomy time for our country. Professor Muja showed his intellectual altitude on an international scale. The scientific contribution of Professor Muja in the field of medicine and pediatrics in particular, his contribution to the preparation and education of young generations, specialists and students of this field has special values for our country", said Minister Bytyqi.

Minister Bytyqi assessed that Professor Shala is a good example of a dedicated doctor who has worked throughout his activity for the better medicine of our country, meanwhile, added that his name will never be extinguished because future generations will follow the steps he has made during his decades-long contribution in the field of medicine.

At the commemorative meeting held today in honor of the life and work of Professor Shala, present were political personalities in Kosova, colleagues, collaborators, students and family members.

Professor Dr. Mujë Shala has been a regular lecturer at the University of Prishtina at the Faculty of Medicine at the Department of Pediatrics. Professor Shala has published over 10 professional and university books and over 100 scientific papers in various international journals.