President Thaçi bestowed honors to the war reporters Nuhi Bytyçi and Abaz Zeka

Prishtina, June 21st 2018 – President of the Republic of Kosovo, Hashim Thaçi, s awarded today the Jubilary Presidential Medal of the Tenth Anniversary of the Independence to war reporters Nuhi Bytyçi and Abaz Zeka.

President Thaçi said that the contribution of the people of Kosovo for freedom and independence is immense.

“The contribution of political activists, of freedom fighters, of all those who fell on the trenches of war was great, but as great was the contribution of the people who presented what was going on in Kosovo, the resistance of the Kosovo Liberation Army. Being at the trenches and at the same time filming in grave danger the truth of Kosovo’s reality in order to present it to wherever the Albanians lived and to the whole world”, said President Thaçi.

Among those most valued individuals, are also Nuhi Bytyçi and Abaz Zeka, said President Thaçi.

Journalist Nuhi Bytyçi thanked President Thaçi for this medal, issued in honour of the 10th anniversary of the independence of Kosovo.

“I consider this honour not just as an appreciation of my and Abaz’s work, but also of many other journalists, our colleagues, cameramen, editors, whom we have worked together with, and cooperated with, in war times, but also during the post war period in rebuilding of Kosovo and thrugh its 10 years of journeying as an independent and sovereign state” said Bytyçi.

President Thaçi also added that war reporters, with great patriotism, professionalism and honor fulfilled their noble national obligation towards provision of information to the nation, and at difficult times presented the truth about Kosovo and the challenges and sacrifices of our nation.