Will Albanians be supplied with gas? Experts: There are obstacles
In Albania, there has been more and more talks on gas, but this commodity has not yet arrived in the taps of Albanian consumers. Not even the necessary laws have been adopted for this sector. This is also admitted by government experts in the recently published plan on the development of this sector, which has become official now. Albania still do...
Interview with former head of the Department of Intelligence at the Military Academy
Interview with Xhemil Xh. Çela, former head of the Department of Intelligence at the Military Academy We thought the school monument would be placed at the center of Tirana, where the first one was locatedHow was Enver Hoxhas monument protected and transported within the Military AcademyThe events of February 1991 were very tense, es...
Minister Bushati receives support on the integration in Latvia
Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Ditmir Bushati is holding an official visit to Latvia, as part of a regional tour in the Baltic countries.During the meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia, Mr. Edgar Rinkevich, Minister Bushati discussed the cooperation between the two countries and the importance of rev...
President Meta receives a delegation of the European Council
The countrys president, Ilir Meta received today a delegation of the European Council for Foreign Relations, chaired by Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden.During this meeting, president Meta stressed the importance of the EU enlargement with the 6 countries of Western Balkans and pointed out that he hopes Albania ...
Opposition leader Basha: 20 thousand families without social allowance
The leader of the Democratic Party, Lulzim Basha was in Kamza yesterday where he met several poor families, who have been removed from the social allowance scheme.The shocking testimonies of single mothers, who have remained without support and the testimonies of mothers who have nothing to feed their children with, show that the government has...
US Embassy reacts over PM Rama’s declaration concerning a common president
The US embassy in Tirana has reacted today over the declaration made by Albanias Prime Minister, Edi Rama three days ago in the Parliament of Kosovo on the occasion of the 10thAnniversary of Kosovos Independence, where he spoke of a common president.The United States Embassy was disappointed by Prime Minister Ramas remarks about Kosovo and ...
Agreement with Greece and the clash between the President and the Government
This article has been written for Albanian Free Press newspaper andwww.afp.alBy Alfred PezaTruth be told, Ilir Meta has been proven to be very careful when it comes to exerting his post as President of Republic, in his relations with the governing majority. Besides the refusal to decree the new head of the secret services proposed by PM Ra...
Strategy on tourism, up to 6 million foreign tourists and 5 luxury resorts until 2022
Up to 6 million foreign tourists will swarm Albania in the next four years, spending 30 million nights in the countrys hotels and hostels. Meanwhile, five new resorts and hotels with 4 and 5 stars, will certainly create a new reality of luxury tourism. The objective of all this is for tourism to generate 1.789 million worth of revenues until 202...
The DP requests a debate with PM Rama concerning social allowances
The Democratic Party submitted on Tuesday to Parliament a request for a debate with Prime Minister Edi Rama concerning the decision to remove from the entitlement scheme 20 thousand poor families nationwide.In its request, the Democratic Party says that this exclusion is abusive and that the procedure that was followed for it was not at all tra...
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs reacts to President's Meta decision
The Albanian ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs has reacted yesterday following the refusal of the President of Republic, Ilir Meta concerning the issue of negotiations with Greece.In its statement, the ministry says that it has received the presidents letter and that it will reply in an institutional way.The ministry further says tha...