The U.S. Secretary of State, Mr. John Kerry supports the work of CHwB office in Kosovo

The United States Secretary of State John Kerry visited Kosovo on 2nd December and met with Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Ministers of the country to talk about political and bilateral issues between Kosovo and the United States.

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Mr. Kerry also met with an alumni delegation part of whom was also Sali Shoshi, the head of office of Cultural Heritage without Borders (CHwB) in Kosovo.

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In his statement Mr. John Kerry congratulates him for the effort given in protection of cultural heritage in Kosovo:

“…So I’m delighted that we have a number of young men and women here today who serve as terrific examples of our shared investments in your future. Fourteen of the more than 1,000 men and women who have participated in our U.S.-Kosovo young leaders exchange program are here this afternoon …But among them are alumni which include people like Sali Shoshi, who participated in our International Visitor Leadership Program and is today dedicated to the preservation of Kosovo’s rich, multi-ethnic cultural heritage. That’s his work; that’s what he’s chosen to do. And Sali is leading the effort to restore the Prizren Castle – a project that is funded by the United States Embassy and the Kosovo Government”. For the full version of the Statement click here.

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Cultural Heritage without Borders Kosovo office is proud of being an implementing partner of U.S. Embassy in Prishtina Kosovo since 2007 in various projects like: Preservation of Prizren Fortress, Restoration and revitalization of the winery of St. Stefan Church in Velika Hoča, Preservation and protection of the Vushtrri Castle, Conservation and Restoration of Vushtrri Hamam, Preservationa nd Protection of Hydro-Power Plant in Prizren and Restoration of the Kulla of Haxhi Zeka in Leshan/Peja.

We express our deep gratitude for the support of United States given to the preservation and promotion of the cultural heritage of Kosovo.

Photos: Flickr: U.S. Embassy Pristina and U.S. Department of State

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