UNMIK Chief visited Fushë Kosovë/Kosovo Polje and Obiliq/Obilić municipalities
 
Pristina, 26 April 2016 - The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG), Zahir Tanin, and his Deputy, Christopher Coleman, today visited Fushë Kosovë/Kosovo Polje and Obiliq/Obilić municipalities.  The SRSG took the opportunity to thank both mayors for their leadership and engagement with the international community.  Discussions with the mayors covered a wide-range of issues, including intercommunity relations and socio-economic development.
 
The Mayor of Fushë Kosovë/Kosovo Polje, Burim Berisha, discussed local issues including religious interaction and efforts to reduce unemployment in the Municipality.
 
In Obiliq/Obilić municipality, the Mayor Xhafer Gash,  described the impact of local coal production and the power-producing stations on public health and the local environment.  Additionally, he stressed the need for a more holistic approach to facilitate returns.​
SRSG Zahir Tanin(left), DSRSG Christopher Coleman(third in the left), and the UNMIK meeting with Mayor Xhafer Gashi i(right). 
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SRSG Zahir Tanin(left), DSRSG Christopher Coleman(second left), and the UNMIK meeting with Mayor Burim Berisha (right). 
2016©UNMIK Photo by: Arton Muçolli



SRSG Zahir Tanin(right), speaking with Serb sellers at the market in Bresje, municipality of Fushe Kosova/Kosovo Polje
2016©UNMIK Photo by: Arton Muçolli




SRSG Zahir Tanin(middle), speaking with Mayor Bujar Berisha(right) at the market in Bresje, municipality of Fushe Kosova/Kosovo Polje
2016©UNMIK Photo by: Arton Muçolli