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Kosovo benefits 38.5 million euros on no. 10 railway rehabilitation

Kosovo has benefited 38.5 million euros from the EU investment project for Western Balkans and this amount will be spent for the project of the rehabilitation of railway line no. 10. This project will be supported by the European Union, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the European Investment Bank. Railway line no. 10 project is part of the ...

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INSTAT: Population aging, births fallen by 2.3%.

Deaths keepAi??growing in number and births have undergone a declineAi??. Without forgetting the fact that Albanians are constantly leaving the country, offering a very sad projection on its future as far as the figures of population are concerned. Thus, only two days after the Institute of Statistics published the pessimistic figures regarding to Albanians who currently live here, this institution ...

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Meta meetings with former presidents on Albania-Greece pending issues

President Ilir Meta concluded on Thursday the consultative meetings with his former deputy Alfred Moisiu, Rexhep Mejdani and Sali Berisha, regarding the topics of the Albanian-Greek talks that are expected to take place. Earlier, he had hosted former Presidents Bamir Topi and Bujar Nishani in the premises of the presidency. The meetings came after Foreign Minister Ditmir Bushati demanded omnipotence ...

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Minister XhaAi??ka meets Secretary General of NATO, Jens Stoltemberg

The minister of Defense, Olta XhaAi??ka met with the NATO Secretary General , Jens Stoltemberg, during the NATO ministerial that is being held in Brussels. After the meeting, minister XhaAi??ka declared that ai???ai??i?? I informed secretary Stoltemberg that within 2024, 2% of the GDP will be dedicated to defense , and I reconfirmed the increase of the commitment of our ...

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Governor of BoA and IMF official agree on economic stance of Albania

The Deputy Managing Director Ai??of International Monetary Fund , Tao Zhang,Ai?? visited Albania on 12-13 February, where he held a series ofAi?? high level meetings with the countries authorities , PM Edi Rama, minister of Economy and Finance, Arben Ahmetaj and the governor of the Bank of Albania , Gent Sejko. The focus of the meetings was the cooperation of ...

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Kosovoai??i??s achievements and challenges on the 10th anniversary of independence

A debate was held in New York with the participation of diplomats and other personalities on the occasion of the 10thAi??anniversary of the independence of Kosovo and the challenges that are awaiting the country after the first decade of independence. Panelists pointed out the achievements of Kosovo in the past 10 years and said that one of the most important ...

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Meta: Partnership with UK important to strengthen Albanian democracy

Partnership with Britain is important to consolidate Democracy in Albania that is the statement issued by the President of the Republic, Ilir Meta, who received today the group of British MPs, members of the United Kingdom-Albania Inter -parliamentarian Union and Friendship Group. President Meta praised the strong and traditional partnership between the two countries and expressed gratitude for the UK’s ...

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Tirana Municipality provides housing to roma community

60 families of Rome community in Shkoza accomplished their dream for a warm house. Not long ago they lived tents, shacks, barracks, but today thanks to the ai???New House ai??i?? New Lifeai??? project endorsed by Tirana Municipality and IADSA. 60 other families of Roma community were accommodated in January in new houses. Tirana is the first city tproviding sustainable solution ...

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Gjirokastra, a magical hillside town

The origin of the city starts with the castle of Gjirokastra, built in IV century AD. The city was namedA�Argyrokastro, in 1336. In 1417, it was conquered by the Ottoman army. The city reached its peak over 1800-1830, when monumental assembly houses were built. The first neighborhoods are those ofA�Bazaar and Hazmurate. The main characteristic of Gjirokastra is the intensive ...

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Bad weather engulfs Albania from North to South

Heavy snow falls isolated some mountainous areas in the north, while in the south the rainfall has raised flood alarm.Ai??Snow has covered almost the whole district of Kukes, where the thickness in some areas reaches 40 centimeters. The Nation’s Road where the snow reaches up to 20 cm and all other national axes in the district are passable. There road ...

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