Pristina, April 19, 2021

BKT Kosova has been awarded 3 prestigious awards “Best Retail Bank Kosovo 2021”, Best Digital Bank Kosovo 2021” and “Retail Banking Brand of the Year Kosovo 2021” by Global Banking & Finance.

BKT Kosova marks the receipt of 3 other awards during a short period of time, after it has received the award “Best Bank in Kosovo for 2021” by Global Finance on March 2021 and “Best Bank for 2020” last December by The Banker. Winning 3 additional awards, this time from Global Banking & Finance, during the challenging time caused by the pandemic, proves the success of BKT Kosova and its determination to provide the best service to customers and the best and most innovative banking solutions to the general market.

Since the inception of the Global Banking & Finance awards® in 2011, The Awards reflect the innovation, achievement, strategy, progressive and inspirational changes taking place within the Global Financial community. The awards were created to recognize companies of all sizes which are prominent in particular areas of expertise and excellence within the financial world. The Banking awards & the Financial Awards are known throughout the global banking and financial community as a symbol of excellence.

Noting on the awards received from the Global Banking & Finance, Mr. Suat Bakkal, Chief Executive Officer of BKT Kosova, says, “It is our greatest honor to be awarded by these prizes after a year distinguished by challenges and uncertainties caused by the pandemic. The bank’s success is grounded on the ability of the institution to support Kosovo’s economy, as a universal bank, with a full variety of world-class banking solutions, both for businesses and individuals. BKT Kosova is one of the fastest growing banks in Kosovo market and it runs the fastest and most innovative pace of digitalization in the banking industry of the country. Thus, being awarded with 3 prizes such as “Best Retail Bank Kosovo 2021”, “Best Digital Bank Kosovo 2021” and “Retail Banking Brand of the Year Kosovo 2021” by Global Banking & Finance, increases further our confidence to continue in reshaping the banking experience for our customers”.

 The Digital Account Opening, the Digital Loan, Lending through third parties, the expanded business partnerships and Smart Invest platform constitute just some of the most innovative solutions that BKT Kosova has launched during 2020, all aligned towards reaching the main goal of the bank, which is to be close to customers in every mode they prefer, be it physically or digitally, offering all sorts of banking services and solutions. The new banking modalities introduced during the last couple of years will serve a great deal for the bank to achieve its growth and development objectives during 2021 and the years to come.

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About BKT Kosova:

BKT Kosova operates in Kosovo market as one of the fastest growing and most innovative banks. The bank has created numerous innovative and modern banking opportunities and solutions, as well as a variety of competitive banking products. BKT Kosova is committed to serving all customer categories: Individuals, Corporations, SMEs and Micro-enterprises, while it is strongly focused on being recognized as a global banking partner. For BKT, growing means experiencing changes and adapting to new developments in every area, therefore, the Bank continuously adopts the latest technological developments in financial world by investing in the latest trends. BKT Kosova offers most of its products both ways, via its expanded physical network and via state-of-the-art online platforms (

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