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Socialist Party will unveil 61 candidates for the local elections on Saturday

The Socialist Party will unveil on Saturday 11 May, the 61 names of candidates that will run for Mayor on the local elections of June 30. Through a special release after the meeting of the leadership of the party, there will be no step back or negotiations with the opposition in order to join the process. The Socialist Party has ...

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Rama-Mogherini joint press release

The Justice Reform, the drastic cut-out of cannabis and the hit of organized crime were the three successes of the Albanian government that the chief of Foreign Policy of EU, Federica Mogherini articulated during the joint press conference with Pm of Albania, Edi Rama. Regarding the negotiations, Mogherini said that it will be a disappointment if this decision will now ...

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President Meta met with Kosovar homologue Thaçi

The President of the Republic, Ilir Meta met on Wednesday with his Kosovar homologue, Hashim Thaçi. Thaçi is in Tirana on the framework of the Summit of Brdo-Brijun. Expressing his gratitude for the meeting, President Meta said that the main theme of the meeting were the regional cooperation as a necessity for the European Integration. The head of state underlined ...

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Verdi’s opera”Il Trovatore” comes to the Palace of Congresses; Mogherini among the attendees

The great opera ‘Il Trovatore’ of Giuseppe Verdi will be on stage on the 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th of May at the Palace of Congresses in Tirana with directors, conductors and set designers, operatic singers from Italy, Albanian, Serbia, Ukraine and Georgia . It is a premiere of the Albanian Opera House, which comes in the Week of Europe, supported ...

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Health, the main topic of Government- WHO talks

The Minister of the Relations with the parliament and at the same time the spokeswoman of the government, Elisa Spiropali, held a meeting with the head of the office of World Health Organization in Albania, Dr, Raul Gonzalez Montero. ‘’The Albanian government is continuing the cooperation with WHO for improving the health of the Albanian people, as the main pillar ...

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”Scanderbeg” square win another prestigious European award

After the prestigious European award for ‘’Public Urban Space 2018’’ in Barcelona, ‘’Scanderbeg’’ square has received another international award. Amidst 393 projects that competed for the Modern Architecture of EU, ‘’Scanderbeg’’ square reached the big finale and received the second place, being praised by the professional jury from all over Europe, for its transforming power, the focus on pedestrians, the ...

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Brdo-Brijuni Summit kicks off today in Tirana

The Brdo-Brijuni Summit kicks off today in Tirana with the participation of the leaders of the Western Balkans organized by Albanian President Ilir Meta. The guests are Kosovo President Hashim Thaci, Montenegrin President Milo Djukanovic, Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic and members of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Milorad Dodik, Shefik Xhaferovic and Zeljko Komsic, This ...

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Dutch MP Mulder: We will decide on the issue of negotiations after the EC assessment report on Albania

Anne Mulder, Dutch Member of the Parliament and reporter on Western Balkans is paying an official visit to Tirana. He stated that integration of Albania into EU and the accomplishment of the reforms were the focus of the held talks. Mr. Mulder also spoke about visa restitution, adding that this issue will be discussed upon the upcoming visit of the ...

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OSCE Secretary General Greminger: Reforms should carry on with new MPs

The OSCE Secretary General paid an official visit to Tirana yesterday where he had meetings with a number of senior officials. During a conversation with Speaker Gramoz Ruçi, Thomas Greminger welcomed the resumption of the Electoral Reform Commission. Greminger stated at the meeting that the OSCE seeks a closer cooperation with Albania. On the other hand, he did not even ...

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World Tourism Council: Albania expected to be visited by 5.7 million tourists

Albania’s return to a favorite tourist destination and the influx of foreigners in Albania is expected to make an increasingly positive contribution to the Albanian economy, with a chain effect on employment, consumption, bar and restaurant activities, leisure businesses etc. In 2019, the country is expected to be visited by 5.7 million tourists and by 2028, their number is expected ...

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