On the other hand, the ceremony was also attended by former democrat MP, Astrit Patozi who said that his presence here had nothing to do with Lulzim Basha or what he considers to be as his party. “Today, the Democratic Party is worse than 20 years ago and all of this should be blamed on Lulzim Basha’s mistakes”, he said, addressing criticism against the current leader of this political force. “Today, I have come to pay my respects to the history of the Democratic Party and history of Albania”.
The so called “murder of the century”, which saw the killing of eminent politician Azem Hajdari marked its 20th anniversary on Wednesday. Homage was paid and activities were organized by the Democratic Party and the late politician’s family to commemorate this day. Meanwhile, socialists were represented by minister Pandeli Majko.