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Albania-Serbia joint tourism offer

The Western Balkans region should be presented with a joint tourist offer, especially for remote countries, continents beyond Europe. This was agreed at the meeting the Minister of Tourism and Environment Blendi Klosi had with the Serbian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications, Rasim Ljajic, in the framework of the official visit that Minister Klosi held ...

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Rama:Belgium supports Albania’s European aspiration.

Belgium supports the aspiration of Albania for accession into EU. That is the statement issued by Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel during a meeting he had Ai??with Prime Minister Edi Rama, who is participating in the World Economic Forum in Davos. The relationship between the two countries was the core issue under discussion. Prime Minister Rama underlined the government’s willingness ...

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Berati,”The town of thousand windows”

BeratiAi?? a 2400 year old town overshadowed to the east by mount Tomorr (2400m) is built on an ancient Illyrian dwelling site, which goes back to the 6th century B.C. Its innumerable monuments and beautiful and characteristic archiceture of its houses have proclaimed Berat a museum town.Ai?? Berat lies on the right bank of the river Osum, a short distance ...

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OSCE: Albanians living overseas should be entitled to vote

The issue of voting of Albanian nationals living abroad is an important and complex issue, especiallyAi?? considering the fact that around 1/3 of Albanians live abroad and a significant part of them also contribute on the well-being and the economy of the country. This was announced today by the acting ambassador of OSCE in Tirana, Robert Wilton, during a meeting ...

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Rama part of the meeting”A window of opportunity for Europe”in Davos

Billionaires, world leaders and investors gathered in Davos for the World Economic Forumai??i??s annual meetingThe forum will conduct an analysis of the global economy’s performance and global annual challenges in over 120 sessions and panels. Climate issues, great ideas of innovation, increased cooperation among countries will take on the main space of the discussions.Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama, apart from ...

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Gjonaj: Sweeping reforms in prison system

Minister of Justice, Etilda Gjonaj attended the annual analysis of the work done by the General Diirectorate of Prisons through 2017. Mrs Gjonaj highlighted that Ai??2018 will be the year of major reforms in the penitentiary system which constitute in the restructuring of the department and the accomplishing of the vetting process “Great work is being done to restructure the ...

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Lu: Politicians must set down to work

Ai??Ambassador Donald Lu gave an interview for the Voice of America, responding to theAi??critical attitudeAi??of the Albanian oppositionAi??towards the US embassy for taking double stands on justice reform.Ai??Ambassador Donald Lu pointed outAi?? that the Albanian politicians should put complaints to rest and set down to work.Ai??According to U.S. ambassador, rather than blaming the foreigners, the US or EU for problems ...

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First half of 2018, decisive for the EU Integration of Albania

With Bulgaria taking the next presidency of EU, Albania has added the efforts in the diplomatic level , and in the implementation of the key reforms in the country, that will help receiving the invitation for the opening of the negotiations with European Union. The next 6 months are of great importance for opening the negotiationsai??i??ai??i??- declared Pm of Albania, ...

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INSTAT: Tourism booming in 2017

Over 5.100.000 is the number of foreign visitors that entered Albania in 2017, which is 8.1% more than in 2016. While the total number of entries in our country, including Albanians, is about 10 million. Compared with 2016, this statistic has also undergone an increase by 6.9%. These are annual data released by INSTAT, according to which inflows from Poland ...

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Parliament to hear Chief Prosecutor’s report

A number of officials from the independent institutions elected by the assembly will be summoned to report before the MPs over the next few weeks. The first to report will be the head of the Central Election Commission, Klement Zguri, going to make a briefing of June 25th elections, as well as the results of decriminalization process, which brought the ...

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