Lazim Destani was awarded the prizes “Shqiponja e Artë e Diasporës” and “Ambasador i Kombit” at the Second Diaspora Summit, which took place in Tirana from 28 February to 2 March 2019. At a ceremony that not only lauded his accomplishments as an entrepreneur and businessman, his efforts as a humanitarian and philanthropist were recognized.
“It was my honor and indeed a privilege to participate at the Second Summit of Albanian Diaspora which took place here in Tirana. I would like to take this opportunity to thank the organizers and the authorities of the Republic of Albania for the warm welcome and their commitment to realizing the goals of this high level meeting that engages diverse stakeholders who are critical for the economic success of the region.
Mr. Destani expressed his gratitude to the Albanian authorities for the public appreciation given for his work and activities over the years. “By honoring me with two awards this has completely exceeded my expectations. Having both the “ Shqiponja e Artë e Diasporës” and the “Ambasador i Kombit” awards is one of the high points of my philanthropic endeavors, “noted Destani. He mentioned that the development and the welfare of the region has always been a focus of his efforts and this has even and he has considered as a personal obligation. Throughout his career, Destani has consistently supported numerous projects in the fields of education, science, culture, sport and art.