Newly appointed Deputy Director of KPA assumes office
PRISTINA- Following his appointment by the Special Representative of the Secretary General in Kosovo (SRSG), Mr.Xhevat Azemi today assumed his position as Deputy Director of Kosovo Property Agency (KPA). Mr. Azemi was appointed following the nomination from the Kosovo Prime Minister Mr. Agim Ēeku.
Mr. Azemi is 51 years old and he was born in Brainė/a, Municipality of Podujeva//Podujevo. He received his diploma from the Faculty of Law, University of Pristina in 1979. Mr. Azemi has extensive legal and managerial experience from his previous employment with local and international institutions.
Prior to joining the KPA, Mr. Azemi served as a Legal Expert in the European Agency for Reconstructions agricultural land utilization project. Before that, from 2005-2006 he served as Agriculture Land Claims Officer in the Kosovo Trust Agency. From 2002-2005 he was Chief of Legal Office in the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Development where he also worked as Legal Officer from 2000-2002. Prior to this he served as Director of the Administration in the industrial agricultural enterprise: Kosova-Export.
As Deputy Director Mr Azemi will work closely with the Director of KPA, Mr. Knut Rosandhaug.
The KPA was established on 4 March 2006 by UNMIK Regulation 2006/10, which later was superseded by UNMIK Regulation 2006/50. The agency has, subject to appeal to the Supreme Court of Kosovo, exclusive jurisdiction to resolve claims for private immovable property (including agricultural land and commercial properties) arising from the armed conflict in 1998 and 1999.