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COVID-19 updates in the last 24 hrs

26 new cases confirmed for COVID-19 in Tirana, bringing the total number of people affected by coronavirus in Albania to 1076 . Tirana continues to be the main hotspot in the country with a high number of positively confirmed daily cases for Covid-19. During the last 24 hours, 225 citizens were tested as suspects affected by Covid-19 and 26 positive ...

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Borchardt urges all parties to find constructive compromises and finalize electoral reform

The President of the OSCE Presence in Albania, Ambassador Bernd Borchardt, reacts on the eve of today’s meeting of the Political Council for Electoral Reform. Ambassador Borchardt emphasizes that he is following with particular interest the efforts of the parties to compromise on important issues, which the OSCE has assessed as problematic for many years. “I urge all parties in ...

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Electoral reform/Intensive meetings of Ambassador Kim with Speaker Ruci and the Political Council members

After successive meetings with opposition leaders and members of the Political Council of Electoral Reform, the US Ambassador to Tirana, Yuri Kim, had a meeting today with the Speaker of the Assembly, Gramoz Ruçi. The interlocutors discussed about the progress of the Electoral Reform, Justice Reform and Albania’s European Integration process, following the decision to open negotiations by the EU. ...

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INSTAT: Freight transport in April fell by 5.8%.

According to INSTAT data, freight transport in April fell by 5.8%. Meanwhile, in four months, exports and imports of goods have decreased by ALL 91 billion. The volume of goods loaded and unloaded at ports in April reached 353 thousand tons, decreasing by 5.8%, compared to April 2019. Also in the four-month report the volume of trade decreased by 8.7%, ...

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French company Voltalia is announced the winner of the auction for the photovoltaic park of Karavasta

The French company Voltalia, is the company that has been announced the winner of the auction for the photovoltaic park of Karavasta. The price given for megawatts by them is 24.89 euros. Minister of Infrastructure and Energy Belinda Balluku considered this price as a record for such parks. The head of government stated that the Karavasta photovoltaic park will be ...

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New agreement with the International Monetary Fund

Various experts have come up with the idea of ​​a new agreement with the International Monetary Fund, such as that of 2014, dictated by the difficult economic situation brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic but also last year’s earthquake. But the chairwoman of the economy committee, Milva Ekonomi, in an interview with ART, estimates that the current situation can be ...

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PM Rama: The government will build the Skavica Hidropower Plant

Prime Minister Edi Rama  stated today that the Skavica Hidro Power Plant will soon be built. Skavica HPP is  considered one of the most important works of energy in Albania. “The Skavica HPP will be built by the state. In addition to Skavica, there are other projects. Very soon we will materialize this investment “said PM Rama. The construction is ...

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Land borders with Kosovo expected to be opened on June 1st

From June 1st Albania has decided to open land borders, while Kosovo still does not have a specific date for opening corridors with neighboring countries, although according to the MoH,  this could happen with the start of the Third Phase during which land and air borders are expected to be opened on June 1 or from this Monday. On the ...

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PM Rama and EU Ambassador to Tirana Soreca had a meeting with the farmers in Lushnja

Prime Minister Edi Rama and EU Ambassador to Tirana Luigi Soreca had a meeting with the farmers in Lushnja. They visited a dairy farm in this southern city. Rama said that Albania is in a new phase of investment absorption. “We are modernizing the milking system. These farms are clear examples of the renaissance of agriculture. Agricultural problems are inherited ...

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Meeting of Adriatic-Ionian Initiative ministers / Cakaj: Cooperation to overcome the consequences of COVID-19

Acting Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Gent Cakaj, attended the meeting that the Foreign Ministers of the member states of the Adriatic-Ionian Initiative held today. This initiative, according to incumbent Minister Cakaj, is of particular importance in increasing regional co-operation and strengthening joint efforts in the EU membership process. In a reaction on Facebook regarding his participation in this ...

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