27 March 2013
The Head of Mission, Bernd Borchardt paid tribute to the late President Ibrahim Rugova by visiting the Memorial Complex in the Velanija district of Pristina.
Mr Borchardt was received by members of the Rugova family. He also laid flowers on Dr Rugova’s tombstone.
"I have come here today to pay my respects to the memory and legacy of Ibrahim Rugova, who played an inestimable role in Kosovo's modern history as a man committed to peace. I had the pleasure and privilege of meeting the President and I will always cherish his memory as a wise, thoughtful, committed and warm person” said Bernd Borchardt during his meeting with the Rugova family in the President’s residence.