€7 million hospital opens in Kosovo

It has just been announced that the Shaikh Zayed Bi Sultan Al Nahyan Hospital has opened in the city of Vushtrri. Vushtrri is located in the northern part of Kosovo and the hospital cost about €7 million (which is about Dh27.35 million).

The hospital was funded by the Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation and is well-equipped with the latest medical technology. This hospital entails a dental clinic, a maternity unit, a laboratory departments, an ER, radiology unit as well as an intensive care unit. It cpvers 5,200 sq meter with 72 beds.

On the launch, Eisa Mustafa (Kosovo’s Prime Minister) gave a speech in which he singled out the efforts the UAE and thanked them for their continuous support for his country. He made it known that the hospital is the largest project to be completed in Kosovo’s public health sector since 1999 (after the war). As a conclusion of his speech, he gave an extra description of what the project means to them- The strength of UAE-Kosovo friendship relations.

Hafsa Al Ulama, UAE Ambassador to the Republic of Montenegro and Non-resident Ambassador to the Republic of Kosovo also spoke during the inauguration and her speech was centred on the level of pleasure she had at completing the project. She also added that the hospital will be able to provide medical services to all habitats in Kosovo. Upon concluding, she thanked the Khalifa Bin Zayed Foundation for the generous donation.

“The UAE has always been and will continue to be a strong supporter of humanitarian work in Kosovo” Hafsa.

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