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US Embassy in Tirana continues to support the recovery efforts following the earthquake that struck Albania

The US Embassy in Tirana continues to support the recovery efforts following the November 26 earthquake that struck Albania. This is made clear by a post on Facebook, which states that the USAID Disaster Relief Office Team is assisting with the coordination of damage assessment, along with Albanian and international emergency managers. According to the US Embassy, ​​they are working ...

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Olsian Cela elected By the Assembly as new Attorney General

Olsian Cela is the new Attorney General elected by the Assembly with 101 votes in favor, 2 against and 10 abstentions. Olsian Cela was first on the High Prosecuterial Council list, leaving behind interim Chief Prosecutor Arta Marku and Fatjona Memcaj. The decision to elect Cela as the new chief prosecutor was taken today at the SP parliamentary group meeting. ...

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President Meta in Kosovo, praises the aid given by Kosovo’s authorities

The President of the Republic of Albania, Ilir Meta is in  Prishtina, and met with the leader of ”Vetevendosja” , Albin Kurti and LDK leader Isa Mustafa. Meta thanked them for the solidarity shown and concrete assistance in supporting the families affected by the 26 November earthquake “Yesterday in Prishtina, I  thanked the Chairman of ”Vetevendosja” ,  Mr. Albin Kurti, ...

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EU Commissioner for Crisis Management visits Albania

EU Commissioner for Crisis Management,  Janez Lenarčič, as part of his visit to Albania following the November 26 earthquake, will visit the Vora Camp today, and will hold a press conference with the journalists. Janez Lenarčič is part of the new European Commission cabinet. He is a diplomat with 30 years of experience in international relations and crisis management. /ERvin Çali/ 

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Albanian parliament votes for the new Attorney General

The Albanian Parliament is holding its next plenary session today to discuss the bill on damages caused by the earthquake. The Assembly, in addition to voting to donate 17 apartments owned by the municipality of Tirana to earthquake-stricken residents, is also expected to approve some changes to the law on social security as it aims to define two categories of ...

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Foreign investments increase in Albania

Foreigners who have chosen to do business in our country value the business climate at the investors’ conference at Tirana International Fair. Foreign investments in Albania have increased significantly, in the first six months of 2019 in terms of investment flows there was an increase of 10.3% compared to the first 6 months of last year. The investor’s conference at ...

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Boris Johnson:We agreed to act collectively to help the people of Tirana and Durres rise again

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson reacted to the earthquake that struck Albania on November 26, expressing support and a willingness to help. Johnson said that he heard from Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama during the NATO summit in London the horrific stories of the earthquake that struck Durres and Tirana, and that Allied member states would act collectively to help ...

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Budget 2020 to be approved by Parliament today will cover most of quake damages

The bill for damages caused by the earthquake is expected to be the subject of discussions at today’s parliamentary session. The Parliament, in addition to voting to donate 17 apartments owned by the municipality of Tirana to earthquake-stricken residents, is also expected to approve some changes to the law on social security as it aims to define two categories of ...

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Von der Leyen: EU will organize a donor conference to help rebuild Albania

European Commission President Ursula Von der Leyen had a telephone conversation with Prime Minister Edi Rama, informing him of the 15m-euro donation the EC will give to Albania. “The EU is offering its solidarity to Albania with actions, not just words. We are already on terrain and we are committed to bringing even more. The Commission has helped so far ...

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DONATE NOW!! Support for the families affected by the earthquake through e-albania.al

Albania was hit by a powerful earthquake, on 26 November 2019, that left 51 victims, thousands of injured and many buildings collapsed. Many families were left homeless by the strong quake and many others left their damaged houses and are momentarily housed in tents, hotels or other cities. Humanitarian aid has arrived since the first day of the tragedy, from ...

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