PRESIDENT OF THE ASSEMBLY WELCOMED THE REPRESENTATIVES OF THE CITIZENS' LEGISLATIVE INITIATIVE
PRESIDENT OF THE ASSEMBLY WELCOMED THE REPRESENTATIVES OF THE CITIZENS' LEGISLATIVE INITIATIVE
On April 2, 2014, the President of the Kosovo Assembly, Dr. Jakup Krasniqi, welcomed the representatives of the Citizens' Legislative Initiative on Amendments to the Law no. 038-048 on Financial Management and Accountability. Representatives of this initiative: Hilmi Jashari (CRP/K), Kushtrim Kaloshi (ATRC) and Agon Gashi (PLPG), informed the President of the Assembly that as part of the campaign "Justice and Citizens ", which aims to effectively protect victims' of violation of the rights by the state authorities, organized a petition in all Kosovo centers, during which they collected 13,300 signatures of citizens to amend the Article 69 of the Law on Public Financial Management and Accountability.
The petition submitted by the Initiative requires from the Kosovo Parliament to amend the law and, in addition to material compensation to the victims whose rights were violated by the state, to include also the compensation for non-material damages, as are mental disturbance, pain and sufferings.
 
Congratulating them for their commitment to this initiative in favor of the liberties and rights of citizens, Mr. Krasniqi said that the petition will be submitted to the Commission on Human Rights, Gender Equality and Petitions, which shall prepare report with recommendations to the Assembly, before the session for the review of the amendment of the Law on Public Financial Management and Accountability.