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Veliaj meets with the mayor of Tel Aviv in Israel and promotes Tirana in MuniWorld 2021

  • 10/21/2021 3:34 PM
Veliaj meets with the mayor of Tel Aviv in Israel and promotes Tirana in MuniWorld 2021

The Mayor of Tirana, Erion Veliaj promoted the Albanian capital in MuniWorld 2021, the most prestigious activity where municipalities and senior officials from the main cities of the globe gather, to share best work practices and to exchange expertise! MUNI WORLD 2021 is an opportunity to learn and be exposed to the latest information and advancements in the industry, enjoying attractive exhibitions and fascinating Startup tours in Israel. MUNI EXPO 2021 was attended by mayors from around the world, corporate executives, financial managers, information officers, urban planners, architects, security officials, education, social welfare, academic experts, etc.

Mayor Veliaj held a special meeting with Ron Huldai, Tel Aviv Mayor since 1998, with whom he shared work experiences in challenging areas such as the use of innovative technologies and solutions, smart cities, environmental issues and approaches to urban planning transport, etc. "A short visit to Israel, for the mayors' forum at Muni Expo! Glad to meet my old friend and mentor, Ron Huldai - the iconic mayor of Tel Aviv. I can not wait for the visit of President Huldai for EuropeanYouthCapital2022, as well as the creation of the Jewish Center in Tirana, as announced by the Prime Minister Edi Rama, "Veliaj wrote on Twitter. 

 Veliaj met with the Executive Director of Jewish Impact, Robert Singer, where they discussed about future collaborations between the City of Tirana, the Center for Jewish Impact and the fight against Anti-Semitism. He also held meetings with the Director of American Jewish Community, Avital Leibovich, in order to intensify relations between our countries to promote the enterprises of both countries, with a focus on Smart Solution and startup accelerators. The two Israeli business companies, Big Mall Center and ELta Ltd., were also part of the agenda of the meetings. MuniEXPO 2021 was greeted by Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett. MUNI EXPO, is organized every year by the Federation of Local Authorities in Israel, and is the main activity of its kind in the Middle East.

/Klara Ruci/