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Kosovo: Opposition is demanding fresh parliamentary elections

The frequent suspensions of parliamentary sessions have led to the opposition in Kosovo to request the holding of fresh parliamentary elections. The head of LDKai??i??s parliamentary group, Avdullah Hoti says that given that parliamentary sessions are not taking place normally, the country should head to fresh elections. ai???There have been four parliamentary sessions, which have not been finalized successfully because ...

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Albania-Canada reach agreement on pensions

The draft agreement on pensions for Albanians in Canada is finalized and the signing by the parties is expected. The news was announced during the meeting of the Minister of State for Diaspora, Pandeli Majko had with the Minister for Refugees, Migration and Citizenship in Canada, Ahmet Hussen. The two officials discussed this agreement, which is of great interest to ...

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San Marino to have an embassy in Tirana

The Albanian president, Ilir Meta received today in a meeting the ambassador of the Republic of San Marino, Giuseppe Maria Della Balda. Praising the friendly relations that exist between the two countries, president Meta praised San Marinoai??i??s plans to open an embassy in Tirana. ai???The opening of the embassy will be an important event which will contribute toward economic and ...

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Canadian investments orientation to Albania

The attraction of Canadian investments in Albania was the focus of the talks between the Minister of Diaspora, Pandeli Majko and the executive director of theAi??Canada-Albania Business CouncilAi??Robert Baines, based in the offices of the NATO Association of Canada in Toronto. During the meeting, they discussed the important role of Business Councils in creating sustainable ties between the countries. While ...

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Speaker Ruci meeting with students from the University “Haxhi Zeka” of Peja.

The Speaker of the Parliament, Gramoz RuAi??i, welcomed in the premises of the Albanian Parliament a group of students from the University “Haxhi Zeka” of Peja. In this communication with the students, the Speaker of the Assembly briefly introduced the students with the main functions of the Assembly, the legislative, financial control, Ai??the task of Ai??oversight the government policies, elective ...

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The Euro continuous depreciation against the Lek

The common currency continued to depreciate on the domestic market at the official rate of the Bank of Albania. The euro has been exchanged today with 131.98 leks, being traded at the lowest levels of the last 10 years. The common currency has entered a declining cycle since the beginning of this year. According to experts in this period of ...

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Spiro Cega, eminent painter of National Renaissance and Independence Period

Spiro Xega is an outstanding painter. He was born in Opar of Korca region in 1863. He was still a child when his family immigrated to Turkey. In Istanbul he learned the first elements of paintings as an iconographer. There he was acquainted with some Albanian patriots. Upon his return to Albania he continued his patriotic activity by also dedicating ...

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Albania engulfed by floods

The heavy rainfall has caused many floods today in Albania. The municipality of Shkodra has published alarming figures on the areas that were flooded and the damages caused on agricultural lands. Meanwhile, the mayor of Shkodra, Voltana Ademi has asked the government to declare a state of emergency. On the other hand, the ministry of Defence has provided the latest ...

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Protests on International Women’s Day

March 8, International Women Day, has been commemorated today in Tirana.Ai??Unlike other years, Albanian women launched aAi??protest on March 8, the International Women’s Day. Despite the heavy rain, they gathered in Skanderbeg Square. Grouped in different associations, there were more womenai??i??s rights activists in the protest to denounce abuses and violations against them. The protesters headed with banners and whistles ...

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Bushati on International Womenai??i??s Day

On International Womenai??i??s Day the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs hosted an activity on ai???The Role of Albanian Women in State-Building, Modernization and Europeanization of Albaniaai???. The activity was attended by representatives of the civil society, the academia, members of the diplomatic corps accredited in Albania, ministers, politicians, diplomats, students etc. Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Ditmir Bushati, ...

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