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Energy situation improved at Drini cascade after rainfalls

The hydro-energetic situation in Drin has improved after the recent precipitations. A�The Energy Corporation (KESH) reported that the energy reserve has been increased, 116 GW/h more than on November 28th, when rainfall started. The water level at Fierza hydro-power plant has reached to 273.16, that is 5 meters higher than before the rainfalls, as the water keeps flowing with 1000 ...

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Bushati: Albania’s chances to start accession negotiations by 2018

A�Albanian Foreign Minister Ditmir Bushati said for the Voice of America that Albaniaa��s chances to start accession negotiations by 2018. A�a�?We expect 2018 to be a determinant year as regards to Albaniaa��s European perspective, and the decision of EU member countries for Albaniaa��s accessiona�? Bushati says that Albania has been focused on the implementation of the key priorities: a�?The judiciary ...

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Albanian economy in Italy, over 250 thousand employees

  A�Albanians make the biggest foreign community of labor force in Italy.The Italian Insurance Institution reported that currently there are 250,000 AlbaniansA� who work legally in Italy, paying taxes and social insurance. According to the data provided by this institutions, Moroccans are listed second as regards to the number of employed people reaching to 225,000. Chinese citizens are listed third, ...

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Committee for Coordination and Management of Civil Emergencies : 3300 houses and 23 schools damaged

Advisor to Prime Minister Sander Lleshi made a briefing on the current situation, stressing out that so far, the most severe damage in terms of property is the destruction of about 3,000 houses and 23 schools. The Committee for Coordination and Management of Civil Emergencies headed by PM Rama had a meeting today took making an analysis of the floods ...

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Moodya��s: Positive projections on the Albanian economy

International credit rating company, Moodya��s has upgraded its projections on the Albanian economy during this year and next year. According to Moodya��s report, until the end of the year, the Albanian economy is expected to grow up to 3.9%. This growth rate is also projected for next year. Meanwhile, for 2019, Moodya��s is projecting a 4% economic growth, thus becoming ...

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Kosovo: Private sector boosts economic growth

Although in the recent years, Kosovoa��s economic growth has been positive, its impact on living standards is small. According to economy experts, economic growth must be in double digits in order to be felt by people and to have an impact on unemployment and poverty. According to the latest report of the World Bank, Kosovoa��s economic growth at the end ...

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Albanian power exchange positive effect

Albania will soon have a power exchange, thus being one of the first countries in the region to have it. The steps that will be taken to set up this institution will be written down in a special bill that the government of Albania has now sent to Parliament. Meanwhile, the so called Albanian Power Exchange, which is an electronic ...

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Weather/The most vulnerable areas to flooding

Saturday is expected to have very intense rainfall in the southern part of the country at the Vjosa River Basin. According to Geosciences, the maximum precipitation exceeds 100 mm in 24 hours. This precipitation can cause flooding in the areas of land that flank the banks of large rivers, in addition to flooding of small rivers and urban floods depending ...

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Rama: Evacuation of the inhabitants in flood hazard areas

Prime Minister Edi Rama accompanied by Defense Minister Olta XhaA�ka, Agriculture Minister Niko Peleshi, Head of State Police Haki A�ako and Fier’s mayor Armando Subashi has been at the bridge of Mifoli in Fier, one of the severe flooded areas.Rama said that a further worsening of the situation is expected due to the bursting of Vjosa river banks. Mr Rama ...

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Flood situation deteriorates

Albania is under water. Yesterday was a very difficult night, but it seems that the worst is not over, while at least 315 people have been evacuated overnight. The situation has been worsened in the Municipality of Selenica. Vjosa river has burst its banks thus causing the inundation of vast areas. Vlora Emergency Headquarters is currently coordinating work with the ...

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