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Prishtina, 16 July 2012 – Minister of Economic Development, Besim Beqaj, received today Gregg Fairbrothers, Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Tuck School of Business and William Wechsler, vice-president and lecturer at the American University in Kosovo, with whom he discussed on the development of programs aimed at raising the capacities of entrepreneurs.

Professors from these higher education institutions launched the idea for the establishment of a network of entrepreneurs through entrepreneurship development incubators, in which entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to improve their capacities and gain knowledge of the best international practices.

For his part, Minister Beqaj informed the distinguished professors on economic orientations of the Government of Kosovo, while expressing his support to programs that will assist students in obtaining the newest knowledge and practices.

“Development of the private sector represents a key priority and the Government is investing in capital investments aimed at establishing the physical and legal infrastructure, which will provide improved conditions for the private sector to become a bearer of the country’s economic development,” said Beqaj.

According to him, the main structure that will be the bearer of this process will be small and medium enterprises, while the Government is working to provide adequate prerequisites for the development and advancement of innovations, in order for our enterprises to be competitive in the local and international markets.

Minister Beqaj said that Kosovo has strong human potentials, which could be advanced through various programs and could be deemed a comparative advantage for both potential local and international investors. 

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