Fehmi Mehmeti: The Central Bank of the Republic of Kosovo has taken steps to protect the economy from Covid-19 damages

Speech by Mr Fehmi Mehmeti, Governor of the Central Bank of the Republic of Kosovo, at the press conference where the details of the measures taken by the CBK for maintaining health in the economy were given, Pristina, 3 April 2020.

The views expressed in this speech are those of the speaker and not the view of the BIS.

Central bank speech  | 
06 April 2020

Honoured media representatives,

First of all, allow me to thank you for your participation and express my highest appreciation for the work you are doing in this difficult time to exercise your activity.

In recent weeks, we have made maximal efforts to be close to you responding to your requests for information within the shortest time possible; thus, we considered necessary to hold this conference with you in order to respond to all questions in your interest and of the general public.

While all efforts and attention of the whole government is rightly oriented in protecting the health and saving lives of our citizens, the discussion about the economy is being considered as necessary because, as it can be seen, it will suffer due to the health crisis that has gripped the world.