Hashim Thaci , Foreign Minister of Kosovo has been sworn in as the President of Kosovo by the members of Parliament of the country in the 3rd round. Mr. Thaci succeeded Atifete Jahjaga in the voting held in Pristina.
With this, he becomes fourth President of Kosovo after the European country had unilaterally declared independence from Serbia in 2008. Prior getting elected as President he was serving as Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister in the Government led by Isa Mustafa.
Thaci born on April 24, 1968 in the Drenica region of central Kosovo. In the early 1990s he was a leader of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA), which fought a guerrilla war against Serbia from 1998-99.
Since 1999, Kosovo is under UN administration after the NATO intervention had ousted Serbian forces. Kosova is a disputed territory and partially recognized state in Southeastern Europe.
Extra Info :
Kosovo Prime Minister : Isa Mustafa
Kosovo Currency : Euro
Kosovo Capital : Pristina
So lets discuss some questions related to this article which can be asked in the upcoming exams :
1. Name the person who has been sworn as the president of Kosovo ?
2. Who has been replaced by Mr. Hashim Thaci as the President of Kosovo ?
3. In which year Kosovo had got independence from Serbia ?
Courtesy : Business Standard