Albanian Parliament Speaker, Gramoz Ruçi sent a congratulatory letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives of Japan, Tadamori Oshima, on the occasion of the National Holiday.
Ruçi writes in the letter that the relations between Albania and Japan are very good and that in the coming year the relationship between the two countries turns 1 century.
The Speaker of the Assembly through his letter also expressed gratitude for the support of Japan, as it is one of the most important donors to Albania. On the occasion of the National Holiday, the Day of the Founding of Japan, Mr. Ruçi expressed the most cordial greetings on behalf of the Albanian Parliament.
Speaker Ruçi expressed his gratitude for the assistance provided during these years by Japan, which is one of the most important donor countries for Albania, providing about $ 400 million in financial support in the form of grants, assistance for economic cooperation, soft loans in education, health, infrastructure, environment, energy, etc. 15 agreements have been signed between the two countries, while several others are in process.
He also appreciated the growing geopolitical interest of Japan in the region, through the Cooperation Initiative with the Western Balkans, which creates new opportunities for cooperation with Albania and the countries of the region.