Dua Lipa, the British singer of Kosovar Albanian origin, received the title of honorary ambassador of the Republic of Kosovo during his visit to Pristina.
“It is an honor and a privilege being able to represent my country around the world and continue my work and efforts globally to see that we make our mark and make a difference,” the 26-year-old singer wrote.
Dua shared with her followers some photographs of her meeting with the president of Kosovo Vjosa Osmani Sadriu, which she went accompanied by her parents Anesa and Dukagjin Lipa.
Yesterday afternoon I was awarded the title of Honorary Ambassador of Kosovo by our Madame President #VjosaOsmani It’s an honor and a privilege to be able to represent my country all over the world and to continue my work and efforts globally to see that we leave our mark… pic.twitter.com/ODHIyGDE6F
– DUA LIPA (@DUALIPA) August 6, 2022
In his written invitation before the event, Osmani Sadriu wrote: “In addition to being world-class and once-in-a-generation music, it is also you are a role model for many girls and women around the world as an outspoken and conscious activist. But above all, what she has done for the people of Kosovo, by raising awareness about the Republic of Kosovo, is unmatched and truly invaluable”
On her Instagram, the president also shared photos with the singer.
Dua Lipa was born in London on August 22, 1995. Her parents, Anesa and Dukagjin Lipa, arrived in the country in 1992 as refugees escaping the war in Kosovo.
He has two younger brothers, Rina and Gjin.
The singer traveled to Pristina to participate in the Sunny Hill Festival as part of the campaign to obtain visas for the citizens of Kosovo.
“Today we join the voices of the world in asking our European friends for their help in giving the citizens of Kosovo lto visa liberalization“He wrote in a post on social networks.
“While the EU draws borders around our freedom, we will cling to our aspirations of freedom“, he added.