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Rama presents government’s initiative to digitize all services the state provides to citizens

Prime Minister Edi Rama presented the government’s initiative to digitize all services the state provides to citizens. The head of the Tech Space Technology Center announced that since January 2020 a technological revolution will be launched aiming to provide 472 online services which have been required in  counters, will be offered through online application in smartphones or computers. “Citizens will ...

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Turkey-Greece match at ‘Air Albania’ stadium; ticket revenues go to quake affected

“Air Albania Stadium ”will reopen the door to a match that will raise money for those affected by the devastating November 26 earthquake. The Turkey-Greece match will take place at the new Albanian Stadium on January 10, 2020. There will be players who have played with the Albanian national team, while the organization will be backed by the Italian world ...

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Polish Ambassador to Albania Bachura supports the accession of Albania into EU

Polish Ambassador to Albania Karol Bachura, speaking about the process of opening negotiations stated that “The European Union cannot afford a blank spot on the map that can be used by third-party actors like Russia to divert Brussels’ attention”. The statement was made in a television studio; he said that a space of about 500 million people like the European ...

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Minister of Justice, Gjonaj made a summary of 2019 and expressed expectations for 2020

The Minister of Justice, Etilda Gjonaj, during a meeting with journalists regarding the developments of this sector, has made a preliminary estimate of achievements, and has also disclosed expectations for next year. She spoke about the reform of the judiciary, but also about the establishment of other institutions that have not been functional until now. “The Ministry of Justice has ...

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Minister Lleshaj- State Police is ready to keep order and public security

On the eve of the year-end holidays, the Interior Minister, Sander Lleshaj declared that the State Police will be on its full capability for guarding the order and public security. After the visit at the operative unit of Tirana’s Police, Lleshaj underlined the need for safety towards the dangerous pyrotechnic elements. He also requested the need of the citizens. ‘’ ...

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Western Balkans investments in Albania reached ALL 144 million at the end of September 2019

Investments from the countries of the Western Balkans region in Albania reached the value of ALL 144 million at the end of September 2019, the Bank of Albania announced. Kosovo leads as the most important investor among the Western Balkan countries with around 84m Euros, followed by North Macedonia with 33m Euros and Serbia with 24m Euros. Investments from Montenegro ...

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Ruci congratulates Kosovo Speaker Glauk Konjufca on his election to the post

Speaker of Parliament Gramoz Ruci congratulated Kosovo Assembly Speaker Glauk Konjufca on his election to the post. “I have full confidence that under your wise direction, the Assembly of Kosovo will successfully tackle and resolve the difficult challenges of developing, advancing and integrating the Republic of Kosovo, as well as enhancing the well-being of its citizens,” said Ruci. In his ...

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Veliaj: The 100th anniversary of the Capital proclamation finds Tirana with the largest budget in its history

Tirana Mayor Erion Veliaj said at a City Council meeting today that “the 100th anniversary of the proclamation of the Capital finds Tirana with the largest budget in its history”. At the meeting, the City Council approved the 2020 budget, which comes with an increase of 11% compared to the 2019 budget, while Veliaj predicts not only an increase in ...

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Freezing weather hammers much of Albania on year-end days

These year-end days will be frosty, causing temperatures to drop drastically. Although the weather will be clear, on weekends temperatures will drop to -6 degrees Celsius. This is the latest forecast by Meteoalb, which points out that there will be snowfall in mountainous areas. “In spite of clearing up, temperatures continue to drop due to air masses of north-eastern origin ...

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The government allocated a special fund for pensioners

The Albanian government has decided to give a reward of 3,000 ALL to every pensioners for the year-end holidays. The news was announced by Finance Minister Anila Denaj. Details are expected of when these rewards will be delivered. In Albania, the number of pensioners has increased in relation to the population. According to statistics, about 1/4 of the population or ...

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