German Chancellor Angela Merkel was received with all honors at the Palace of Brigades in Tirana by Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama.
After the execution of the national anthems of the two countries by the spirit band of the Republic Guard, Rama and Merkel paraded on the red carpet in front of the respective delegations.
Meanwhile, a face-to-face meeting between Prime Minister Edi Rama and Chancellor Angela Merkel will take place at the Palace of Brigades.
Minister and the heads of the Balkan governments in Tirana Business Park is scheduled for 11:50, and Chancellor Merkel will arrive in Tirana Business Park at 11:55.
At 12:00 there will be a photo with the heads of delegations in Tirana Business Park.
At 14:35, Prime Minister Rama and Chancellor Merkel will give a press conference at the Tirana Business Park.