THE SPEECH OF THE PRESIDENT AT THE CONFERENCE OF THE ASSOSIATION OF CERTIFIED ACCOUNTANTS AND AUDITORS OF KOSOVO

The President of the Republic of Kosovo, Madam Atifete Jahjaga participated today at the first international conference on financial reporting in Kosovo, organized by the Association of Certified Accountants and Auditors in Kosovo. (ACAAK)

Below we will provide the speech President Jahjaga held at this conference:

Honoured representatives of the Institutions of Kosovo,

Honoured representatives of the international institutions,

Honoured participants,


At the opening of the conference I welcome the membership of the Association of Certified Accountants and Auditors of Kosovo in the International Federation of Accountants. Being a member with full rights, you are a good example of the integration into international institutions.

This step will also assist Kosovo in the implementation of International Financial Reporting Rules in our country.

Your role and profession are very important. Through reporting fair and honest the transparency of our institutions, the responsibility and accountability in decision making will increase, which affects the growth of trust and institutional performance. But what is most important is that conditions for sustainable economic development of the country will be created.

With the willingness and readiness to perform the duties and responsibilities in a fully independent, professional way and based on the respect of ethics and international standards of financial management will help improve the expenses of public money.

You will accomplish these tasks with dedication and responsibility. The support of my office for your Association will be continuous.

I will support our institutions to soon proceed to draft law for Accounting, Financial Reporting and Auditing, which in an institutional way will arrange your field of activity.

 I wish you effective work and results. Your success will be a joint success.