Author Archives: RTI English

Meta: Time when journalists are threatened and blackmailed in their mission’s performance must come to an end

On the International Press Freedom Day, President Ilir Meta expressed his full solidarity with the journalist community through a statement. “I encourage, in particular, field reporters to always be where news happens, boldly, without fear or afraid of being blackmailed from anyone,” writes Mr. Meta. “The time when the journalist is raped, threatened and blackmailed in the performance of his ...

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President Meta meets triple European champion in weightlifting, Briken Calja

The Weightlifting European Champion, Briken Calja, met with the President of the Republic, Ilir Meta. The historic achievement of the Albanian weightlifter was congratulated by the President which writes on Facebook : ai???ai??i?? It was a pleasure to meet today the weightlifter Briken Calja, the winner of three gold medals at the European Weightlifting Championship, precious medals for the commemoration ...

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GlobalStat: Albania improves business climate, economy upward trend

The web site, “GlobalStat”, has presented an analysis of economic and trade indicators between Albania and the EU.According to the data of “GlobalStat”, Albania has registered an increase of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) from 2012 to 2017, currently reaching an increase of 3.7%, while the EU has a 2.1% increase. According to this report, there is an increase in two ...

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WHO: Pollution in Tirana 60% higher than permissible levels

In the capital of Albania, Tirana, air is 60% more polluted than the levels set out by the World Health Organization. This has been confirmed by the organization in question in its latest report on the quality of air. According to this organization, in Albania 16 people have died due to air pollution. According to the report, the quality of ...

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Former Interior Minister submits resignation as MP

Albanian former Interior Minister Saimir Tahiri, under investigation for suspicions on having been linked to a group of marijuana traffickers, today announced the submission of his resignation as Member of the Parliament. During a communication with the media, and through a long talk, Mr. Tahiri explained his decision stating that “I am not like those that stay in parliament for ...

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President Meta visits Kruja with the representatives of ArbAi??resh community

The President of the Republic, Ilir Meta, was in Kruja, together with the Arberesh Association from Calabria ai???ai??i??Manja, Grecia Off-Roadai??i??ai??i?? , where it was commemorated the historic journey of our National Hero, Gjergj Kastrioti Scanderbeg. ai???ai??i??Scanderbeg- Arberesh and Albania are an inseparable trinomialai??i??ai??i??- declared the President of the Republic, Meta. ai???ai??i?? We will be forever grateful to the Arberesh community, ...

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PM Edi Rama : Airports of Kukes and Vlora will lower the tariffs of TIA

Pm Edi Rama during him meeting with the citizens of Tirana, in the framework of public hearings, declared that new low tariffs will be offered for the citizens, with the construction of the Vlora Airport and the Kukes Airport. The high tariffs of Tirana International Airport was one of the requests that the citizens made to Pm Rama. Pm Rama ...

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Rama:Albanians expect an independent judicial system based on the attributes granted by Constitution

Prime Minister Edi Rama, at the start of a national campaign of meetings with citizens, warned that the expulsion of the corrupt judges and prosecutors from the justice system is just the beginning and this is a process where all the politicians will go through. In this way, Mr Rama responded to all those concerned about the unpunished judges and ...

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The Museum City of Gjirokastra

Gjirokastra is built on the slope of a mountain and is known for its characteristic and narrow cobbled streets. The dwelling houses have the form of medieval towers consisting of a building ensemble with characteristic architecture. The castle of the city stands like a balcony over the city. It enables the visitors to enjoy a very beautiful landscape. The National ...

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BoA: Despite real-estate market ebbs and flows, trend is upward

The Bank of Albania conducted a survey with real estate agencies across the country and noted that in the second half of 2017, the sales volume reported in the central area of ai??i??ai??i??Tirana was much higher than the previous periods, while prices increased by 0.7% against the first six months of 2017. As regards the coastal areas, agents reported average ...

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