On Monday an opening ceremony was held at Haziz Tola Primary School in Prizren city for nine classrooms that were renovated and equipped by the Kosovo Turkish Representative Committee Presidency within the NATO peacekeeping force in Kosovo ‘KFOR’. As part of the project, the Turkish Representative Committee Presidency painted the façade at Haziz Tola Primary School and the ceilings of the nine classrooms, installed PVC vinyl sheet flooring and replaced the lighting and doors.
The classrooms were also equipped with 135 student desks, curtains, and teacher’s chairs and desks.
According to Eylem Altunya the Consul General of Turkey in Prizren speaking at the ceremony said the Turkish Representative Committee Presidency carries out many projects that honor the Republic of Turkey.
Altunya also that “I believe that the project carried out by the Turkish Representative Committee will give to the better education of the students at this school.”
Colonel Cem Sinan Barim, the head of the Turkish Representative Committee Presidency said they were honored and proud to have carried out the project.
Barim said, “Hopefully, students studying in these classrooms will be educated in comfortable conditions and will easily adapt and embrace knowledge.”
The head of the Directorate of Education in the Municipality of Prizren Skender Susuri said this is one of many projects and investments in the region by Turkey.
Susuri said “Turkey has made huge investments since Kosovo’s liberation, especially in Prizren. We are pleased with these investments and we are grateful. We expect to see them continue.”