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Aleksander Moissi commemorated by the Albanian embassy in Austria

Cultural heritage has turned into a symbol of close traditional ties between Austria and Albania. Under the slogan ‘’Rediscover the similarities’’, the year of culture Austria-Albania, continues this time with a series of cultural activities, dedicated to the great actor of the Austrian and European stage, Aleksander Moisiu. With the support and cooperation with the Theatre Museum, and with the ...

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Rama: New tax cuts for small business

The head of government, Edi Rama, stated that the fiscal package in June 2018 guarantees more convenience for entrepreneurship. “With this review of the new tax reduction for small business, Agricultural Cooperation Associations and investments in Agro-tourism or Solar Energy, I wish you a week of good luck,” Rama writes. In his published video, he says that the profit tax ...

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Albania wins bronze medal at Silver European League 2018

Women’s volleyball: Albania received the bronze medal during the  Silver European League 2018, held in Nyköping, Sweden, winning over Estonia with the result 3-0 (25-14, 25-17, 25-21). The first set was easy for Albania, leading since the first points, 5-2, and then 11-7, with Erblira Bici and Arjola Prenga doing their best to put the team forward. The opening set ...

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Albanian president meets the president of German Bundestag Wolfgang Schäuble

The president of Albania, Ilir Meta, was received today by the president of German Bundestag, Wolfgang Schäuble. During this meeting, president Meta thanked the senior German official about the support that this country has offered to Albania and Albanians in the 30 years of bilateral diplomatic cooperation. Referring to the progress made by the country in delivering a number of ...

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Irini Qirjako, the nightingale of the Albanian folk music

Irini Qirjako is a very famous singer. She is one of the prominent names of popular and especially polyphonic songs, one of the most successful singers with a longstanding career of over three decades, prominent artist and actor.  She graduated high school at the Artistic Lyceum and then went to the Academy of Fine Arts. She is a much matured ...

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President Meta accorded the high title “Naim Frashëri” to the distinguished Albanian violinist, Ervis Gega

During his visit in Berlin, the President of the Republic, Ilir Meta, accorded the high title “Naim Frashëri” to the distinguished Albanian violinist, Ervis Gega. President Meta on this occasion expressed his deep appreciation for the contribution given by the distinguished violinist to the raising of Albania’s prestige in the international arena. “I have the privilege as a President of ...

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Shell” committed to invest around $ 43 million in seven years of research

The contract between the Albanian government and the multinational company “Shell” for oil exploration in the Fourth Block is published in the Official Journal. It describes the rights and obligations of the parties, the value of the investments. As announced during the negotiation phase, “Shell” is committed to invest around $ 43 million in seven years of research, divided into three ...

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Rama:Delays of negotiations opening will undermine the confidence that Albanians have in the EU

In an interview for the Austrian magazine “Profil”, Prime Minister Edi Rama has stated that Albania deserves the opening of membership negotiations. Rama emphasized that delays would be unreasonable and would damage the Albanians’ confidence in Europe. Prime Minister Edi Rama has stated that the EU has no reason and cannot find any pretexts for not opening accession negotiations with ...

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Mass: Is the EU enlargement ceased, then the reforms are undermined

German Foreign Minister Heiko Mass commented on the enlargement issues of the European Union. According to Mass if the Western Balkan countries do not get integrated into the EU then it will lead to fatal consequences. The German Minister says that is the EU enlargement ceased, then the reforms are undermined. Mr. Mass also focused on the reform in Albanian ...

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Meta in Berlin: Opening negotiations with EU, encouraging impetus for Albania and the region

The President of the Republic, Ilir Meta, was guest of honor of German Bundestag at the 23rd International Meeting in Berlin. Meta expressed his optimism about the positive and important decision taken by the European Council to open Albania’s accession negotiations with the EU. Mr. Meta stressed out in his speech that peace and stability are present in our region ...

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