Prishtina, 04 December 2012 Deputy-Minister of Economic Development, Gani Koci, received today for an introductory meeting the Portuguese Ambassador in Budapest, and Non-Resident Ambassador in Kosovo, Antonio J. Mendes, whom he informed on the latest developments in the country, especially in the economic sphere, covered by MED.
Deputy-Minister Koci informed the Portuguese Ambassador on the legal framework of the Republic of Kosovo regulating investment, on projects under development and potential investment sectors.
Koci said that the country provides a favorable investment climate, while adding that energy, mining, agriculture, tourism and information technology are considered to be the most important strategic sectors for the countrys development.
At this occasion, Deputy-Minister Koci welcomed the interest of Portuguese investors in Kosovo, which was underlined by Ambassador Mendes, while emphasizing that the idea for promoting Kosovo resources in Portugal is of great interest to further intensification of cooperation between two countries.
For his part, Portuguese diplomat Antonio J. Mendes expressed interest on projects that are under development and in which the Portuguese businesses may be involved. He said that Lisbon supports Kosovos endeavors towards the European Union and expressed interest in advancing this cooperation in the sphere of economy.