Author Archives: RTI English

President Meta awards ” Knight of the Order of the Flag” to the team of Flamurtari 86′-87′

The President of the Republic Ilir Meta praised in a special ceremony held in ‘’Petro Marko’’ theatre in Vlora, the achievements of the football team of Flamurtari during the period 1986-87, and some of the most famous football players of that time. During the ceremony, in remembrance of the unforgettable matches with Partizan of Belgrade and Barcelona, President Meta honored ...

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Radio Tirana, 80-year magic of words

Radio Tirana is the first “Academy” of the Albanian literary language by preserving and cultivating it in its 80’s history. Through cognitive, educational and cultural information broadcasts, it has played an irreplaceable role in transmitting the cultural values ​​of the Albanian people. Apart from its artistic and cultural values, this radio features a national value, an archive featuring unique voices. ...

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Konfindustria backs up Kosovo’s Decision on 100% Taxes for Serbian Goods

Konfindustria backs up the recent decision of the Kosovo government on the increase of taxes on imports of Serbian goods from 10 to 100%. According to Konfindustria a the major part of the products equipped with a Serbian certificate of origin are subsidized. Further on the Confederation of Albanian Industries highlights that one of the clearest examples of Serbia’s unfair practices is ...

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EBRD: Albanians will need at least 500 USD a month in order not to leave the country

In order for Albanians not to leave the country, their salaries must be at least 500 USD a month. This was the conclusion of a recent report by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), according to which, emigration is a phenomenon which is present in poor and developing countries, but in Albania, the number of people leaving the ...

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Ruçi meeting former US Ambassador, Arvizu: No other alternative for Albania, but for marching towards EU

Albanian Parliament Speaker Gramoz Ruçi held yesterday a meeting with former US Ambassador to Tirana Alexander Arvizu. A decoration is expected to be awarded to Mr. Arvizu by the President of the Republic, Ilir Meta “For Special Civil Merits”. During his speech, Ruçi thanked Arvizu for his successful mission in Tirana. “You are not simply the longest-serving US ambassador in ...

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Agreements signed between Kosovo-Albania targeting the full economic liberalization

The 5th joint meeting between the government of Albania and Kosovo was held in Peja. 9 agreements have been signed on the Roaming removal, the unification of customs, targeting the full economic liberalization of the respective countries. At a joint press conference, the Albanian government head reiterated that will be no barriers between the two states. “This is a great ...

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Albania commemorates the 105th birth anniversary of Petro Marko

The Municipality of Himara, the National Historic Museum and the Union of Albanian Journalists commemorated the poet, writer and translator Petro Marko, in its 105th birth anniversary. Scholars, artists and friends of this important figure were present in the activity ‘’ Congratulations for the man of the beautiful coast’’. The head of the municipality of Himara, Jorgo Goro in his ...

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Radio Tirana celebrates ​​the 80th anniversary of its foundation

As we have already announced, Radio Tirana celebrates an important jubilee on November 28th: ​​the 80th anniversary of its foundation. This is a good opportunity to talk about Radio Tirana, which has been for many years the only radio in Albania, a radio also for the Albanians abroad, a window of information and culture. A group of Albanian students in ...

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Government sends to Parliament two draft laws aiming at resolving the perennial property issue

Amidst protests against the demolishing of unlicensed constructions in the New Ring area, the government has urgently sent to the Parliament two draft laws aiming at resolving the perennial property gap and speeding up the legalization process of illegal constructions. The first draft provides for the merger into a single institution of ALUIZNI, the Asset Registration Office and the Agency ...

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Government of Kosovo and Albania a joint meeting today in Peja

The Government of Kosovo and Albania  are having a joint meeting today on 26 November in Peja. Following the commitment to unification of customs, Kosovo and Albania are expected to approve the long-standing EU demand for the abolition of the tariff of the roaming service within the telecommunications between the two countries. The European Union has urged all Western Balkan ...

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