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Meta-Sjaasta: Direct flights from Oslo to Tirana

Direct flights between Oslo and Tirana during the summer season will significantly increase the number of tourists traveling from Norway to Albania during the summer season. This was said by the President of Albania, Ilir Meta during a meeting that he held with the Norwegian ambassador, Per Strand Sjaasta. During this meeting, Meta praised the excellent political relations between the ...

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Xhafaj with ambassadors: “Determined to move forward with the reforms”

Interior Minister Fatmir Xhafaj reacted after briefing for more than two hours with the ambassadors of the EU countries in Tirana. Xhafaj has provided details via a twitter post. The minister stated that he informed the ambassadors on the implementation of the priorities and measures for the consolidation of the rule of law. “The second meeting in 3 months with ...

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Employment assuming uptrend in industry and services

Employment grew by 4.3% in the fourth quarter of 2017, compared with the same period a year ago and 0.9% compared to the previous quarter. The Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) released the Labor Force Survey for the 4th quarter of 2017. In annual terms, employment growth is attributed to the main sectors of the economy, such as services where employment ...

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Meta:”Made in Albania” products should be developed as brands in the regional market

“Made in Albania” products should be developed as brands in the regional market and beyondai???, that is the statement made by President of the Republic during the event “Gjergj Kastriot Skanderbeg in the Albanian economy”. Mr. Ai??Meta said that Albania is on the verge of the next station on its troubled journey to the European Union and the historic dimension ...

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Kosovo is aiming to become member of Interpol and UNESCO

Kosovoai??i??s accession in international institutions is one of the main priorities of the government of Kosovo.Institutions of Kosovo are doing all they can to make the country a member of INTERPOL and UNESCO, government officials say. Halil Matoshi, adviser to the Prime Minister of Kosovo, Ramush Haradinaj, says that the government is now working to deliver all the conditions needed ...

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Kosovo: Opposition is demanding fresh parliamentary elections

The frequent suspensions of parliamentary sessions have led to the opposition in Kosovo to request the holding of fresh parliamentary elections. The head of LDKai??i??s parliamentary group, Avdullah Hoti says that given that parliamentary sessions are not taking place normally, the country should head to fresh elections. ai???There have been four parliamentary sessions, which have not been finalized successfully because ...

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Albania-Canada reach agreement on pensions

The draft agreement on pensions for Albanians in Canada is finalized and the signing by the parties is expected. The news was announced during the meeting of the Minister of State for Diaspora, Pandeli Majko had with the Minister for Refugees, Migration and Citizenship in Canada, Ahmet Hussen. The two officials discussed this agreement, which is of great interest to ...

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Kako EU namerava da se zaA?titi od novog talasa migranata?

Evropska unija razmatra nove naA?ine kako da spreA?i dolazak migranata poA?to se pribliA?ava toplo vreme. Ipak, i dalje je duboko podeljena oko odgovornosti za smeA?taj onih koji u veAi?? stigli. Ministri unutraA?njih poslova EU razgovaraju kako ojaA?ati spoljne granice Unije. NemaA?ka i Austrija se zalaA?u za duA?e provere liA?nih dokumenata i bolju kontrolu kretanja migranata unutar A?engenske zone. Dolazak migranata ...

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AmeriA?ki zvaniA?nik stiA?e danas na Kosovo

PomoAi??nik ameriA?kog drA?avnog sekretara za Evropu i Evroaziju Ves MiA?el posetiAi??e Kosovo danas i sutra, 12. i 13. marta. MiA?el Ai??e razgovarati s predsednikom Kosova HaA?imom TaA?ijem, premijerom RamuA?om Haradinajem, kao i s drugim politiA?arima i predstavnicima civilnog druA?tva, saopA?tio je Stejt department. U saopA?tenju se navodi da Ai??e ta poseta “potvrditi bliske odnose” Kosova i SAD i da Ai??e ...

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San Marino to have an embassy in Tirana

The Albanian president, Ilir Meta received today in a meeting the ambassador of the Republic of San Marino, Giuseppe Maria Della Balda. Praising the friendly relations that exist between the two countries, president Meta praised San Marinoai??i??s plans to open an embassy in Tirana. ai???The opening of the embassy will be an important event which will contribute toward economic and ...

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