Abedin Hasani, born on 19 January 1959, is one of the most successful businessmen in Kosovo. Abedin comes from a family that has long been in business. His businesses in Kosovo were always innovative and an asset to the economy of his country because by employing a large number of people he has contributed to decreased unemployment rate. On the other hand, he is not only focused on the Kosovar market, but in that of Albania and Bulgaria.
Mr.Hasani was the owner of various businesses. Since 1989 until 1995, he was the owner of ‘’Market Bazar’’, the biggest food retailers in Kosovo. This business was very successful at the time. Furthermore, in 1991 until 1997, Abedin started to get involved in the catering business by opening Caffe Bar ‘’Cairos’’ in Kurriz and restaurant ‘’Cairos’’ near the old people’s house in Prishtina. While he was the cowner of the aforementioned businesses, in 1991-1998, Abedin was the co-owner of ‘’Besa Impex’’ together with his family members. This company imported food goods from the territory of Ex-Yugoslavia and Bulgaria to Kosovo.
Since 1993 until 1998, he started his business activity in Bulgaria due to the embargo imposed in Ex-Yugoslavia. From Bulgaria, Mr.Hasani has supplied Market Bazar, Besa Cola and other companies in Kosovo and Ex-Yugoslavia with food and other supplies.
Due to the embargo imposed on Coca-Cola in Ex-Yugoslavia by the United States of America, Mr.Hasani has imported Coca-Cola from Macedonia and Greece. In 1996, through the company ‘’Besa Cola’’, he was the distributor of Coca Cola from Macedonia to the whole territory of Ex-Yugoslavia. Further on, in 1997, he was the representative of Coca-Cola for Kosovo, Serbia and Montenegro.
Despite these many businesses, Mr. Hasani has also been involved in helping the less fortunate of our society. Since 1997 until 2000 he has supplied Charity Organizations with clothing and building supplies.
After the war in Kosovo, in the year 2000, he was the winner of TENDER with the European Union for the renovation of houses in Prishtina, Gjilan, Mitrovica and Vushtrri.
In 2002, Mr. Hasani opened another company named ‘’Besa Ferma’’, the most modern meet store in Kosovo through which citizens were supplied with fresh meat products. At the same time, he also started a car company ‘’Besa Auto’’. Also in 2003, he founded his other company ‘’Besa Security’’, which at the time was the first to operate with the Alarm System. Furthermore, year 2003 was the year in which Mr.Hasani was the representative of cigarette company “Ronson and Ronhill” for Albania.
In 2007, Abedin has founded his other company for towing services “Marimanga”, which operates in Kosovo and outside of Kosovo too. This company continues to cooperate with the Municipality of Prishtina and the Kosovar Police for the removal of vehicles that park in prohibited places.
Despite the many businesses which were mentioned above, in 2005 Abedin started his business activity for construction of buildings in Bulgaria and he did the same in 2013 in Kosovo.Close