Kreshnik Bekteshi has served as a Minister of Economy since 2017. Between 2011 to 2016 Bekteshi was Head of the International Office of the Agency for Foreign Direct Investment and Export Promotion of the Republic of North Macedonia in Brussels for promoting the business climate of North Macedonia and attracting foreign direct investments from Belgium. As part of his working position, he facilitated Belgium and North Macedonian companies in pursuing joint business cooperation, along with searching the market of Belgium, and organizing B2B and B2G meetings, business forums, seminars.