World Bank interested in energy projects?


June 9, 2015





June 9, 2015




Minister of economic development Blerand Stavileci visited Washington, conducting separate meetings with heads of the World Bank and senior officials of the State Department, with a focus on economic development, namely energy sector projects, the ministry said.

As part of this visit, Stavileci met senior officer of the World Bank, including Kyle Peters – deputy president for operations, Laura Tuck – deputy president for Europe and Central Asia, Rachel Kyte – deputy president and emissary for climate change, and Dimitris Tsitsiragos, deputy president of the International Finance Corporation.

The minister discussed sustainable development in the energy sector in Kosovo*, including projects aimed at increasing generation capacities, enhancing energy efficiency, and developing renewable energy resources, and he received strong support from the abovementioned senior officials, according to the report on the ministry’s website.

Stavileci embarked in this visit to attend a roundtable with other officials from Energy and Natural Resources Office and Office for Economic and Business Issues of the State Department.

* This designation is without prejudice to positions on status and is in line with UNSCR 1244/99 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo declaration of independence.

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