The Executive Director of the Kosovo Local Government Institute, Valmir Gashi, met with the Minister of Regional Development, Fikrim Damka and the Deputy Minister, Agon Dobruna, with whom he discussed the support in drafting regional development policies.

The Minister of Regional Development, Fikrim Damka, thanked the KGLI Institute for the support given to this department in drafting documents for regional development.

The Executive Director of the KLGI Institute, Valmir Gashi, stressed that regional development aims to provide a clear framework on how to achieve sustainable improvement for local communities, promoting economic activity and promoting a more attractive regional environment.

First of all, regional development policies should focus on taking measures and instruments to accelerate the development of underdeveloped regions, in order to have a sustainable economic development.

The KLGI Institute will support the Ministry of Regional Development in drafting legislation, through the program "Dialogue for European Municipalities - DEM", funded by the Embassy of the Kingdom of Norway.