President Thaçi met in New York with the Foreign Minister of Singapore, Vivian Balakrishnan

New York, September 22, 2017 – The President of the Republic of Kosovo, Hashim Thaçi, in the framework of the United Nations General Assembly week, met last evening, in New York, with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Singapore, Vivian Balakrishnan.

The Head of State expressed gratitude towards Singapore for the friendship and partnership shown to Kosovo, for the decision of the government of this country to establish diplomatic relations with Kosovo, as a beginning of a successful cooperation.

“I congratulated Minister Balakrishnan on the election of the new President of Singapore, Halimah Yacob. Singapore is a model of how multiculturalism is the force of a society”, said President Thaçi during a meeting with Singapore’s Foreign Minister, adding that Kosovo is interested in expanding the bilateral cooperation with Singapore, particularly in the fields of economy and trade.

President Thaçi thanked Minister Balakrishnan for his readiness to support Kosovo’s membership in international organizations.

Both expressed their will to open an Office for Economic and Trade Affairs of the Republic of Kosovo in Singapore.