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Meta: The closer cooperation between citizens and institutions, the guarantee for efficiently facing up this pandemic

Albanian President Ilir Meta invited all citizens to strictly observe all instructions and restrictions made public due to the global pandemic COVID-19, as this is in the common interest. But he said the measures taken should not jeopardize the creation of new social and judicial conflicts. In a statement posted on the presidency’s website, Mr Meta said: “In this way, ...

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Tritan Kalo: The peak has not been reached yet; measures indispensable

“The disease has not yet reached the stage of showing all the ways of spreading and the clinical elements it does have,” that is the statement issued by the well-known infectious disease doctor Tritan Kalo during the online hearing that Prime Minister Edi Rama held with the Technical Committee of Experts. Mr Kalo reiterated that the measures taken are necessary ...

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Updates of COVID-19 in Albania

The number of people affected by coronavirus in our country has reached 333. In the update of the Ministry of Health, this afternoon, 29 new cases were confirmed with COVID-19. Meanwhile, another person died, bringing the number of victims from the deadly virus to 18. The specialist of the Institute of Public Health, Marjeta Dervishi said that so far 2247 ...

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Pm Rama: I am proud of the Armed Forces and their mission

The Armed Forces are continuing their daily humanitarian operations to help retirees and families in need. Today, Prime Minister Edi Rama shared images from this operation, while expressing his gratitude for the Armed Forces. “Proud of the Armed Forces who continue their humanitarian mission every single day,” Rama writes. The Armed Forces are engaged in humanitarian operations on terrain , ...

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Sassoli to the Western Balkan countries: EU is taking into consideration your requests

The President of the European Parliament, David Sassoli, has announced that the EU is considering the demands of the Balkan countries, which are seeking to ease the rules for the export of medical equipment’s and increase aid to the fight against COVID-19 pandemic. “We are experiencing an unprecedented challenge caused by the COVIC-19 pandemic. A global problem cannot have a ...

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The Bank of Albania will issue a bond worth 120m euros

The Bank of Albania has announced that in the next auction it will issue a bond worth 120 million euros, with a maturity of 2 years. The bond is issued on behalf of the Albanian government, which this time is borrowing in euros, trying to secure it from financial institutions, or individuals and others. The required amount is a record ...

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Latest update of COVID-19 situation in Albania

The number of the people infected with COVID-19 in the last 24 hrs turns out to be 27, thus bringing the total number to 304. The fieldwork continues to identify new cases and trace confirmed positive contacts cases. 112 suspects have been tested in the last 24 hours, of which 27 new cases have been confirmed with COVID-19. The good ...

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Agreement signed; EU gives Albania 50m euros to fight coronavirus

The European Union has given Albania 50 million euros in grants to fight coronavirus, of which 4 million euros will go to medical equipment. An agreement was signed today between the EU Ambassador to Albania, Luigi Soreca, and the UN Coordinator in Albania, Brian William, which activates funds immediately . In a joint video conference with Minister Manastirliu, Brian praised the ...

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EBRD report assesses Albania’s resilience to cope with COVID-19 pandemic

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has developed a new monitor to assess the ability – or otherwise – of emerging economies across its regions to withstand the impact of COVID-19 pandemic. The coronavirus is placing countries’ health care systems under unprecedented strain, while domestic containment measures are weighing on both supply and demand. The EBRD has unveiled 1 ...

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Europan Commission is preparing the framework for accession talks for Albania and N.Macedonia

The European Commission is working on the framework for the negotiation talks with Albania and North Macedonia, after receiving the green light last month. This was confirmed by the spokeswoman of the EC, Ana Pisonero. ‘’The Commission is preparing the proposals for the framework of the negotiations for Albania and North Macedonia, reflecting the principals where the negotiations are based. ...

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