In the framework of the International Roma Day, the Minister of Education, Sports and Youth Evis Kushi held today in Elbasan a conversation with representatives of the Roma community about the main needs they have and on the promotion of their culture, values and rights as a community.
In her speech, Minister Kushi initially stated that "Success models from the Roma community today are only growing, thanks to their ambition and commitment, but also thanks to the good work that is being done over the years for their inclusion and integration into society. ". Meanwhile Kushi highlighted some of the policies undertaken at all levels of education, which come in support of the Roma community.
"Thanks to our policies at all levels of education, we have provided for the Roma community: free textbooks throughout the pre-university system; exemption from bachelor's and halving master's fees; special enrollment quotas in all our public universities" - she underlined.
Finally, Minister Kushi underlined that the ministrye she leads is determined and committed to further develop policies and projects that support Roma students and promote their culture, values and rights.