Chief Operating Officer Jonathan Nash Visits Kosovo

On November 20, 2017, MCC Chief Operating Officer Jonathan Nash visited Kosovo for the launch of the Millennium Foundation Kosovo and MCC’s $49 million Kosovo Threshold Program.

The program will drive economic growth and reduce poverty across the country by expanding access to affordable and reliable electricity, and strengthening government accountability and transparency.

Launch of Millennium Foundation Kosovo

Millennium Foundation Kosovo, a local entity established by the Government of Kosovo to lead implementation of MCC’s Kosovo Threshold Program, held a day-long conference to kick off the program in Pristina, Kosovo.

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    Kosovo launched its $49 million MCC threshold program at a day-long conference in Pristina on November 20, 2017.

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    MCC Chief Operating Officer Jonathan Nash notes opportunities to drive growth and fight poverty in remarks at the Millennium Foundation Kosovo launch of the Kosovo Threshold Program.

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    Kosovo Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Behgjet Pacolli addresses participants at the launch of MCC’s Kosovo Threshold Program.

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    Kosovo Prime Minister HE Ramush Haradinaj addresses a full room at the kickoff of the $49 million Kosovo Threshold Program.

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    Kosovo and U.S. Government officials discuss opportunities for growth in Kosovo at the launch of the Kosovo Threshold Program in Pristina. Left to Right: Kosovo Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Communities and Return Dalibor Jevtic, Kosovo Prime Minister HE Ramush Haradinaj, U.S. Congressman Eliot Engel, MCC COO Jonathan Nash, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Behgjet Pacolli, and President of the Constitutional Court of Kosovo Arta Rama-Hajrizi.

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    U.S. Congressman Eliot Engel highlights an important new chapter for Kosovo in remarks at the launch of the Kosovo Threshold Program.

Visit to Local Heating Company

While in Kosovo, MCC COO Jonathan Nash visited Termokos, a public heating company in Pristina. The threshold program will support the company in pursuing greater efficiency and potential savings by switching to a consumption-based metering system.

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    MCC COO Jonathan Nash walks with Termokos Chief Executive Officer Naser Canolli while touring the heating company in Pristina. MCC’s Kosovo Threshold Program will support the Government of Kosovo’s efforts to lower energy costs for households and businesses.

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    MCC COO Jonathan Nash hears from Termokos CEO Naser Canolli and staff during his tour of the heating company in Pristina.

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    MCC COO Jonathan Nash talks with Termokos CEO Naser Canolli during a tour of the heating company.

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    MCC COO Jonathan Nash meets with Termokos project leaders and CEO Naser Canolli during a tour of the heating company.

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    MCC COO Jonathan Nash, Termokos CEO Naser Canolli, and Millennium Foundation Kosovo National Coordinator Petrit Selimi discuss Termokos’ participation in Kosovo’s $49 million Threshold Program.

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    A control panel at public heating company Termokos in Pristina. MCC’s Kosovo Threshold Program will support the company in pursuing greater efficiency and potential savings by switching to a consumption-based metering system.

Related Links

Posted by U.S. Embassy Pristina, Kosovo on Monday, November 20, 2017

U.S. Embassy Kosovo via Facebook

In a Facebook live event on Mon., Nov. 20, 2017 MCC Chief Operating Officer Jonathan Nash and USAID Kosovo Mission Director Jim Hope to talk about Kosovo’s new $49 million Threshold Program.

In the News

MCC COO Jonathan Nash and U.S. Congressman Eliot Engel speak about MCC’s $49 million grant to Kosovo.
Roll Call’s “Heard on the Hill” highlights MCC COO Jonathan Nash’s and U.S. Congressman Eliot Engel’s recent Kosovo trip to launch MCC’s $49 million grant to Kosovo.