Author Archives: RTI English

BoA: A new climate of confidence in the country’s economy

Albania continues to be a “construction site” and this is creating a new climate of confidence in the country’s economy. As the citizens seem to feel this development which is affecting their positive sense of the economy as such. This phenomenon is confirmed by the Bank of Albania’s most recent survey, according to which the indicator of economic sentiment has ...

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Rama meets Qatar PM in Doha

During his visit in Qatar, Prime Minister Edi Rama held a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister of Qatar, His Excellency Abdullah bin Naser Al Khalifa Al Thani. The counterparts praised the existing co-operation between the countries, and agreed that the cooperative potential would be further developed in fields such as agriculture, agro-industry, energy and, in particular, renewable energy. Cooperation in ...

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Meta awards “Knight of the Order of the Flag”to the Atlantic battalion on sublime sacrifices for Kosovo’s liberation

President Ilir Meta praised in a special ceremony the heroic contribution and sacrifices of members of the Albanian-American Atlantic Battalion, who volunteered 20 years ago, fighting for freedom of Kosova. President Meta awarded “Knight of the Order of the Flag”to the Atlantic battalion: “With gratitude for the highest patriotic feelings; as well as  the extraordinary contribution of Albanian-American volunteers of this ...

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Chairwoman of RCC, Bregu : Civil Society can hold government accountable for their actions

The 7th Forum of Western Balkan for civil society is being held in Tirana. The General Secretary of the Regional Cooperation Council, Majlinda Bregu declared that the ‘’ level of the citizens trust at the government and the policies in general in Western Balkan are alarming’’. 60% of the citizens to not have their trust at the government, the parliament ...

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Ruçi: Albania backs up Kosovo-Serbia dialogue

On the second day of the official visit to Italy, the Speaker of Parliament Gramoz Ruçi was received by the President of the Senate Maria Elisabetta Alberti Casellati and the President of the Chamber of Deputies Roberto Fico. Ruçi discussed with President of Senate Casello and the President of the Chamber of Deputies Fico about the need for boosting inter-parliamentary ...

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EESC President Jahier appeals to political class to build up a new perspective up

At a time when Albania expects to learn in June whether or not to sit on the negotiating table with the European Union, the President of the European Economic and Social Committee, Luca Jahier, makes an appeal to the Albanian political class for self restraint. In this remarks on the Albanian crisis, he underscored that political confrontations should not become ...

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President Meta: Albania is a strategic partner of NATO and leader in Balkan initiatives

In the framework of the 10th anniversary of NATO membership, the President of the Republic Ilir Meta held a visit at the Defense College of NATO in Rome. Meta met with the Dean of the Defense College, Dr. Sephen Maiano, that after welcoming President Meta, made a short presentation about the College. ‘’Albania guarantees the fulfillment of its responsibilities, commitment, ...

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Notre-Dame on fire, President Meta and Pm Edi Rama express their solidarity with the French people

While the French fire brigades fought to extinguish the flames of the 850-year-old cathedral in Paris, ”Notre Dame’ , the President of the Republic, Ilir  Meta expressed his sadness for this tragedy. “Sad to see in flames the Notre-Dame cathedral, the symbol of Paris and France, but also of the European and world cultural heritage! Solidarity with the French! “, ...

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Albanian to appoint Edy Reja as the new head coach

Albania will officially appoint Edy Reja as the new head coach of the national Albanian football team. Former boss of Lazio, Napoli and Atalanta will meet with the president of the Albanian Football Association, Armand Duka on Wednesday to complete the signing of the contact. Reja is expected to sign a one year contract with a clause to postpone it ...

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Thaci: A speedy decision on visa liberalization is fundamental for Kosovo

During his visit to Brussels, Kosovo’s president, Hashim Thaci has met with EU Enlargement Commissioner, Johannes Hahn. During this meeting, Thaci and Hahn have discussed the political situation in the country, its European perspective and the visa liberalization process. In a message posted on Twitter Thaci said that the two officials discussed the importance of a quick decision for the ...

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