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Albanian journalist Ymer Minxhozi passes away at 91

  • 6/2/2021 1:05 PM
Albanian journalist Ymer Minxhozi passes away at 91

Ymer Minxhozi, journalist, publicist and diplomat passed away today in Tirana at the age of 91.

Ymer Minxhozi is the author of over 20 books with essays, satire, travel notes and memoirs. After graduating from journalism in Moscow in the 1950s, he was a correspondent for the Albanian press in China and Southeast Asian countries, and later ran the magazine "Shqipëria e Re" for many years during his lifetime. He was appointed Deputy Director of Radio Tirana (1958-1963). During this period, he made a contribution for the further promotion of radio reportage and the qualitative increase of artistic-cultural radio broadcasts.

An active and dedicated journalist in his profession, Minxhozi has been present with his writings even after the '90s, during which time he published the volumes "Black Snow", "Lost Chance", "Era of Mold", " Diary of three continents ”etc.

/Klara Ruci/