British Kosovar Success celebrated on the Independence Day

House of Lords Reception 2023 November 17

For the first time in the history of the Albanian diaspora in the UK, The British-Kosovar Chambers of Commerce has achieved for us all to celebrate the British-Albanian and British-Kosovar success in the House of Lords and Houses of Parliament.

Invited by Baroness Blake, over 100 British Albanian-Kosovar business and community leaders attended the ‘afternoon tea’ reception. They heard the keynote speeches from distinguished guests including:

  • Mr Martin Vickers MP – Trade Envoy to the Western Balkans
  • H.E Mr Ilir Kapiti – The Kosovar Ambassador to Great Britain
  • H.E Mrs Mamica Toska – The Albanian Minister Plenipotentiary to Great Britain
  • Mr John Grogan – Honorary President BKCC
  • Mr Artan Llabjani – Founder & Chair of the Board, BKCC
  • Mrs Adelina Toplica Badivuku – Executive Board Member, BKCC

The event was also supported by the Albanian Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs and the Albanian Diaspora Business Chamber.

Some of the best-loved British-Albanian owned businesses kindly sponsored the event; Bolt Burdon, Elysium Construction, GA Constructions Ltd, Global Pro Group, Green Facades Ltd, Lita Homes, Matusha Group and SO Capital Management Ltd.

                                                                 BKCC Mission

BKCC is a registered non-profit company with company number 13540962. BKCC was launched in December 2021 and is accredited by the British Chambers of Commerce office in London. BKCC’s main objective is to foster strong business links between the United Kingdom and the Republic of Kosovo.

BKCC has seen significant interest from businesses and professionals and has also acquired numerous members from a variety of industries in both countries. BKCC has also organised various successful events to date, including but not limited to the Reception at the House of Lords, Networking Dinner and Reception in Kosovo, Spring Networking Event and the BKCC Annual Gala in the UK.