President Jahjaga awarded honours to a number of personalities

In continuation of activities related to the marking of the sixth anniversary of the independence of Kosovo, President of the country, Atifete Jahjaga, has awarded honours to a large number of personalities, considered to have provided exceptional contribution for Kosovo.

Based on Article 84, section 28, of the Constitution of the Republic of Kosovo, Article 6 of the Law on Awarding of Honours by the President of the Republic of Kosovo, and on Articles 3 and 4 of the Law on types of honours bestowed by the President of the Republic of Kosovo and procedures for awarding of the honours, President of the Republic of Kosovo, has reached the decision to award the honours to the following personalities:

Awarded the “Order of Freedom”:

 “Order of Freedom: is awarded to the individuals for their immense contribution to the freedom of Kosovo.

1.    Avdyl Krasniqi
2.    Bislim Zeqir Makolli (Shyt Mareci)
3.    Hajriz Lushtaku
4.    Halil Alidema
5.    Mulla Iljaz Spahiu - Broja
6.    Musa Shehzade
7.    Ramadan Shala
8.    Ramë Binaku
9.    Rexhep Abdullah Kabashi
10.    Zenel Zymer Hajrizi
11.    Zeqir Hajrizi
12.    Zhuj Selmani

Awarded the “Order of Independence”:

 “Order of Independence” is awarded to the individuals for their contribution for the independence of Kosovo.

1.    Sheikh Zejnelabidin Dervishdana
2.    Adem Ukëhaxhaj
3.    Xhevat Qerimi
4.     “Trepça” Mining, Metallurgic and Chemical Plant – Miners who participated at the 1989 hunger strike

Awarded the “Adem Jashari- Freedom Fighter Order”

“Adem Jashari- Freedom Fighter Order” is awarded to the individuals for the bravery shown during the liberation war.

1.    Mentor Ismet Retkoceri
2.    Abaz Thaçi
3.    Fehmi Rama
4.    Mehedin Avdullah Morina
5.    Selajdin Berisha

Awarded the Presidential Medal of Merits:

Presidential Medal of Merits is awarded to the individuals who have contributed in particular fields,
such as education, culture, youth, sport, security, civil service.

1.    Bejtullah Kamber Mujaj
2.    Destan Sejdi Bajraktari
3.    Fadil Vokrri
4.    Majlinda Kelmendi
5.    Nuredin Loxha
6.    Prof.Dr. Xhelku Maksuti
7.    Xhevdet Peci
8.    Mehmet Bogujevci

Awarded the title of the Honorary Ambassador of Kosovo:

Title of the Honorary Ambassador of Kosovo is awarded for contribution on affirmation of the interests of the Republic of Kosovo.

1.    Adnan Januzaj
2.    Granit Xhaka
3.    Valon Behrami
4.    Xherdan Shaqiri

Office of the President would like to inform you that the date and the venue for the presentation of the awards will be determined at a later date and all the award winners or their families will be duly notified.