Prishtina, April 22, 2022 – In order to improve the environment and raise the general social awareness of corporations and individuals on environmental issues, the American Chamber of Commerce in Kosovo in cooperation with the Ministry of Environment, Spatial Planning and Infrastructure, has launched the initiative of planting trees along highways of Kosovo.
The first symbolic activity was launched on Earth Day with the planting of trees and flowers at one of the green oasis highways at the entrance of the city of Prishtina, while it was also supported by AmCham’s member company Kutia.
The Deputy Minister of Environment, Spatial Planning and Infrastructure Hysen Durmishi said that this activity aims at making green spaces along the highways. He said that “there are many activities, which the ministry is involved in, throughout the territory of Kosovo. This activity today is a joint activity with the American Chamber of Commerce for planting trees and flowers, in order to make spaces green and look more beautiful. We believe that by planting the highways, we will start small with our aim in raising awareness,” said Durmishi.
The Executive Director of the American Chamber of Commerce in Kosovo, Arian Zeka, said that by planting trees and flowers, we contribute to enriching the city and improving the environment. “The idea was to plant trees and flowers along the highways to enrich and contribute to the improvement of the environment,” said Zeka.