Author Archives: english

Pogradeci, “the pearl” of the lake in south-eastern Albania

Pogradec lies in the south-eastern part of Albania, along the shores of Lake Ohrid, the deepest in the Balkans. The crossing border with Macedonia is only 5 km away from center. Pogradec is one of the most preferred tourist resorts in Albania because of pleasant climate, extraordinary alpine like scenery with ample opportunities for sun-bathing, swimming, fishing, water sports etc. ...

Read More »

Gjiknuri in Sofia: Joint infrastructural projects in the region

Albania has made advancements in coordinating with neighboring countries, by applying for several joint strategic projects regarding the development of infrastructure and rail transport. The country will soon start to implement the railway project and finalize several road segments as part of the southeastern corridors. Meanwhile, there are also other important projects such as that concerning the management of maritime ...

Read More »

Meta grants omnipotence to FM Bushati to hold negotiations with Greece

President of Albania, Ilir Meta has granted omnipotence to the minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Ditmir Bushati to hold negotiations with Greece on issues which are being discussed between the two countries. President says, adding among others that the President requests the ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs, to Albanian state institutions involved in these negotiations and the Negotiating ...

Read More »

ai???Friends of Albaniaai???/Mogherini: Important to make progress, to be irreversible, not to miss the opportunities

Head of EU Foreign and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, after the speech of Prime Minister Edi Rama, stated that the “Friends of Albania” meeting organized today in Brussels is important not only for Albania but for Europe itself .Mogherini focused on the so far developed reforms in Albania , specifically on Justice Reform. “Albania has moved forward with the Reform ...

Read More »

Rama-Han: Progress in the Vetting process

Prime Minister Edi Rama is in Brussels where he held a meeting with the Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn. This meeting comes less than a month before the release of the report in which Albania expects receiving a recommendation for opening negotiations. Rama distributed a video on facebook and briefly clarified that the meeting focused on the progress made by Albania. ...

Read More »

Deputy PM Mesi : Government to take measures for the flooded areas

Deputy PM , Senida Mesi inspected the flooded areas in the city of Shkodra, calling on all local and central representatives and the inhabitants, to cooperate in order to successfully face the situation. ai???ai??i?? We are in full alert for managing the situation , and we call on all the people of Shkodra to cooperate and overcome the situation created ...

Read More »

Majko with the Diaspora in London:Important the maintainance of the Albanian language

State Secretary for Diaspora Pandeli Majko became the first senior Albanian official to visit the supplementary Albanian school in Kilburn, London. The school, founded on the initiative of Albanian organizations operating there, offers Albanian language courses on Saturday. The children, some of whom dressed in traditional costumes, welcomed Minister Majko with songs and recitations in the Albanian language. Mr. Majko ...

Read More »

Economic Diplomacy, Bushati meeting with the heads of the Chambers of Commerce

The Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs held a meeting with the Heads of the Chambers of Commerce of the regions, in order to coordinate the work with all the state and private actors, in and outside Albania, in the framework of the Economic Diplomacy.Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Ditmir Bushati, in his speech underlined the importance of the ...

Read More »

UNDP “Trust in Governance 2017” survey results published

The findings of the “Trust in Governance 2017” survey show that the institutions that enjoy the highest credibility among the public institutions are the Armed Forces (63%), Public Education Institutions (63%), Public Health Institutions (53% ) and the State Police (53%), while the independent ones such as Religious Institutions (76%), Civil Society Organizations (57%) and Media (54%) are the most ...

Read More »

Paskali, the first important sculptor in Albanian fine arts

Odhise Paskali is one of the most acclaimed Albanian sculptors. Paskali was born in 1903 in Kozani,Greece. In 1920 he was a student of Albanology at the Faculty of Philosophy and Literature in the University of Turin. At the same time he was attending a studio of an Italian sculptor, where he learned the first skills of sculpturing. As a ...

Read More »