Dua Lipa was appointed Honorary Ambassador of the Republic of Kosovo.
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The Levitating singer was born in London to Kosovar Albanian parents from Pristina.
Dua Lipa often speaks about her roots in Kosovo and on Friday 5 August she received a special medal and certificate from President Vjosa Osmani-Sadriu.
“Yesterday afternoon I was awarded the title of Honorary Ambassador of Kosovo by Madam President @vjosa.osmani,” the 26-year-old wrote alongside a slideshow of images from the event. “It is an honor and privilege to be able to represent my country around the world and to continue my work and efforts on a global scale to ensure we make our mark and make a difference. The youth of Kosovo deserve the right to visa liberalization, freedom to travel and dream big. Many Thanks. »
Dua Lipa also shared a picture of a letter President Vjosa Osmani-Sadriu sent her.
“Apart from being a world-class musician, which only happens once in a generation, you are also a role model for many girls and women around the world as a genuine and responsible activist. Above all, what you have done for the Kosovar people, raising public awareness of the Republic of Kosovo is unprecedented and truly invaluable,” stressed the politician in her letter.
Dua Lipa performed at the Sunny Hill Festival in Kosovo this weekend.