Authorities issue arrest warrant for DH Albania representative currently abroad

Authorities issue arrest warrant for DH Albania representative currently abroad

TIRANA, Jan. 24 – The country’s Tirana court ruled on Wednesday it will issue an arrest warrant for Avdjol Dobi, the 26-year-old DH Albania representative which managed, through forged documents, to win two public tenders worth almost 30 million euros

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Police arrest two after discovering one ton of cannabis in Vlora

Police arrest two after discovering one ton of cannabis in Vlora

TIRANA, Jan. 24 – Albanian police announced on Wednesday it had arrested two people in Vlora accused of trafficking a considerable amount of narcotics through sea towards Italy. The marijuana amount was blocked on Tuesday during an international police operation

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Socialist gov’t prohibited from using trademark PPPs over mounting scandals

Socialist gov’t prohibited from using trademark PPPs over mounting scandals

TIRANA, Jan. 23 – A bill sent to the parliament on Tuesday signals the end of legally being able to approve “unsought concessions” starting July 2019, thus cancelling the most controversial mechanism the government has been using over the last

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Albanian President Ilir Meta on official visit to Montenegro

Albanian President Ilir Meta on official visit to Montenegro

TIRANA, Jan. 22 – Albanian President Ilir Meta was invited from his Montenegrin counterpart Milo Djukanovic for a two-day official visit that started on Monday Jan. 21. In the press conference that followed the meeting, Meta said both counties have

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Opposition: “Gov’t is lying over cancelled PPP funds’ allocation to public universities”

Opposition: “Gov’t is lying over cancelled PPP funds’ allocation to public universities”

TIRANA, Jan. 22 – After the country’s Socialist government announced it will be cancelling a highway PPP awarded to one of the country’s business  oligarchs to channel more money to public universities in the wake of massive student protests, the

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Head of Road Authority ousted over DH Albania scandal

Head of Road Authority ousted over DH Albania scandal

TIRANA, Jan. 22 – Albania’s Director of the State Road Authority Afrim Qendro and Director of Distribution System Operator Klodian Gradeci were ousted on Monday over the DH Albania scandal  – a ghost company that was awarded almost 30 million

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PM Rama hands over foreign ministry to deputy minister

PM Rama hands over foreign ministry to deputy minister

TIRANA, Jan. 23 – On Rama’s first day also as the country foreign minister on Wednesday, he handed over the institution’s leadership to the current deputy minister Gent Cakaj. “This is the shortest speech in my life. In my function

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Opposition proposes transitional gov’t to ensure free elections

Opposition proposes transitional gov’t to ensure free elections

TIRANA, Jan. 21 – Albania’s main opposition Democratic Party declared on Saturday that the solution to the political dead-end the country is facing must come through a transitional government that will prepare free elections in the country. This was decided

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Professors join protesting students for one-day strike

Professors join protesting students for one-day strike

TIRANA, Jan. 21 – Professors from the history-philology faculty at the University of Tirana held today a one-day strike in support of student protests and in opposition to some government decisions that violate, according to them, university autonomy. The strike

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PM Edi Rama is now also Albania’s foreign minister

PM Edi Rama is now also Albania’s foreign minister

TIRANA, Jan. 18 – Albania’s Prime Minister Edi Rama also officially assumed the role of Albania’s foreign minister on Friday. Announced by President Ilir Meta, it was highlighted this was not an easy decision to decree on his side, although

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                    [post_content] => TIRANA, Jan. 24 - The country’s Tirana court ruled on Wednesday it will issue an arrest warrant for Avdjol Dobi, the 26-year-old DH Albania representative which managed, through forged documents, to win two public tenders worth almost 30 million euros from the government.

The decision was taken following the prosecution’s request and comes only a month and a half after the scandal was made public by News 24 show ‘the Unexposed.’ 

During this time, justice authorities had only asked for Dobi to be present in order to provide explanations, but were not able to contact him. According to the TIMS system, which registers entries and exits from the country, Dobi does not turn out to have exited the country but local media writes he has probably left Albania a long time ago.

The company DH Albania was registered in Albania only in July last year as a branch of Delaware-based Dunwell Huberman, registered in the US just a month prior.

However, in the documents that Dobi submitted on behalf of the company for the two competitions held in the fall of 2018 - for the construction of a lot of the Great Ring Road project and an energy line - US Dunwell Haberman was supposedly founded in 1998.

Albanian authorities immediately canceled both projects while looking to assign blame elsewhere by stating that, formally, DH Albania had submitted legal papers and that state institutions had no reason to suspect and consequently verify the originality of the documents.

However, additional facts secured by the Voice of America proved that, at least in issuing DH Albania's a construction license, Albanian institutions were put in the company’s service, initiating the issuing proceedings five days prior to the company’s registration at the National Business Center, so while it was still an inexistent entity. 

Additional facts ungrounded by a number of media and analyzed by the Voice of America further alleged that Dobi only served as the company’s facade and that famous business oligarch Bashkim Ulaj, also related to Dobi, is really behind the offshore company.

Employees of Ulaj’s ‘Gener 2’ company result to have legally acted on behalf of DH Albania.

Earlier in the week, the government announced it will be cancelling a major PPP awarded to Ulaj’s ‘Gener 2’ under the claim it would channel funds in public universities, however Ulaj’s involvement with the DH Albania scandal is thought to have been the main reason behind the decision. 

 
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                    [post_content] => TIRANA, Jan. 24 - Albanian police announced on Wednesday it had arrested two people in Vlora accused of trafficking a considerable amount of narcotics through sea towards Italy.

The marijuana amount was blocked on Tuesday during an international police operation between the Albanian police and the Italian coastguard.

According to official data, two young men aged 39 and 33 years old and living in Vlora were arrested after an investigation that included Fier, Vlora, Lezha and Elbasan. 

However, the police did not specify where the drugs came from and what was its exact quantity, while unofficial sources spoke of about one ton of seized marijuana

On Tuesday morning, Albanian police and the Italian coastguard Guardia di Finanza discovered a dinghy a few miles away from the seashore and then pursued the traffickers. 

Police seized the traffickers’ vehicle in the area, as well as the vehicles that were used to transport the narcotics and approximately one ton of marijuana.

Narcotics continue to be transported from Albania, both through sea to Italy and through land to Greece. Narcotics networks continue to use the marijuana that has been cultivated in the past years in Albania, but also during 2018 when, according to Albanian police estimates, marijuana cultivation marked a significant decline.

 
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                    [post_content] => TIRANA, Jan. 23 - A bill sent to the parliament on Tuesday signals the end of legally being able to approve “unsought concessions” starting July 2019, thus cancelling the most controversial mechanism the government has been using over the last years particularly in the sector of infrastructure.

The bill, coming from the ministry of finance, says it will no longer be a right to accept “unsought proposals” for concessions of the kind that have currently allowed the Socialist-led government to sign contracts worth over one billion euros.

An accompanying report to the bill explains the change is coming as a result of “recommendations” made by international organizations, such as the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.

The bill was drafted at the time former Minister of Finance Arben Ahmetaj was still leading the institutions, only to be replaced a few days later by Anila Denaj, in a government reshuffle decided by Prime Minister Edi Rama. It was handed over to the parliament by the Council of Ministers on January 9.

“This bill verbally stipulates that after July 1, 2019, the private sector will no longer have the right to propose concession projects/PPP, in the form of an unsought proposal, for the construction, operation, maintenance and rehabilitation of national roads of special importance,” is written in the report published on the website of the Albanian Parliament.

“This bill proposes, starting from July 1, 2019, for unsought proposals to be allowed only for the construction of projects and/or services in ports, airports, production and distribution of electricity, heating energy and natural gas distribution,” the ministry further argues.

Albania’s current Socialist government has been heavily criticized at home and abroad for a big number of concession contracts of considerable value which have been enabled either by special laws that avoid competition and determine the winner in advance, or through “unsought proposals,” which, in practice, completely cancel out any competition and give the proposing entity an invincible advantage by government decision, thus making the race a simple formality.

Various institutions, including the International Monetary Fund, the US State Department, or the European Commission have raised major concerns about the special laws passed by the current government to negotiate concessionary contracts at the expense of taxpayers.

According to the IMF, "the framework of the government's work for the selection and prioritization of investment projects, as well as for the assessment of fiscal costs and risks, remains insufficient,” while the IMF itself had requested in early 2018 the prohibition of granting new, unsought concessions.

According to the US State Department, “the growing use of public and private partnership contracts has narrowed competition opportunities, including from foreign investors, in infrastructure and other sectors.”

Meanwhile, the EC forced the government last September to renounce the initial bill that provided private negotiation with ‘Fusha Sh.p.k’ for the construction of a national theater in exchange for the development of a part of public land occupied by the existing theater building, because the law brought about a competition restriction and was followed by great public unrest and doubts over its legality.

In the context of continuous scandals’ debunking in the past months, the government announced on Monday it will be withdrawing from negotiations on its most expensive concession contract - the Thumane-Kashar highway, valued at 435 million euros - to channel the funds in the public education sector. 

Following up the government’s claims, opposition Democratic Party MPs rushed to point out the 2019 State Budget does not foresee the government beginning to pay back its Thumane-Kashar highway PPP monetary obligations until 2020, thus raising eligible doubts on the true reasons behind the government’s withdrawal from its favorite tactic. 

 
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                    [post_content] => TIRANA, Jan. 22 - Albanian President Ilir Meta was invited from his Montenegrin counterpart Milo Djukanovic for a two-day official visit that started on Monday Jan. 21. 

In the press conference that followed the meeting, Meta said both counties have many reasons to start founding a mutual path.

“Our relations are a regional example and I am proud of the Albanians' contribution in Montenegro, as they were a decisive element of the support towards Montenegro’s Euro-Atlantic integration,” Meta said.

Meta also pointed out the contribution of the Albanians in strengthening the peace, security and stability of Montenegro. 

He added the rights of Albanians living there should improve and that the leadership should see they are more involved in local and governmental levels. On the other hand, the Albanian president ensured that the Albanian government will continue its engagement to the affirmation of the Montenegrin citizens’ rights. 

A special appraisal from President Meta was the progress Montenegro is making towards in European Union integration. He mentioned his consideration in support to Montenegro for recognizing Kosovo as an independent country, which has allowed a significant contribution to the development of the Balkan region. 

A stressing point was the Belgrade-Pristina dialogue, as its significance is crucial for the entire region and the integration processes of the Western Balkan countries, as it points out that through dialogue peace can be achieved.

Montenegrin President Milo Djukanovic also emphasized the good relations the two neighboring countries share, and the economic collaboration which is beneficial to the citizens of both Albania and Montenegro. 

President Meta was awaited by President Djukanovic with very high honors, and during his visit in Podgorica, Albanian flags were placed around the capital’s streets in Meta’s honor.

On Tuesday Meta was awaited by Montenegrin Prime Minister Dusko Markovic. 

The desire to deepen the collaboration among the two countries in various fields was also expressed to PM Markovic, encouraging clear priorities and attending concrete projects concerning infrastructure, environment, waters, tourism, etc.

Markovic mentioned a few of these projects undertaken by the government which will benefit areas inhabited by Albanians of Montenegro - the building of the Tuzi-Gradon road, the reconstruction of a school in the village Dacaj in Rozaje, the rehabilitation of road infrastructure in Plav and Gusinje, and the opening of new border checkpoints in this area and Ulcinj, the hiring of Albanians in local and state institutions, etc. 

Following his visit, President Meta met with Albanian political representatives in Tuz, who are preparing for the local elections in the district that will take place in March 3, 2019. The President urged them to maximize the voting so the district will gain a majority in the local governing. This will show not only the abilities of the Albanians in governing and the cohabitation of the ethnicities in this country, but that the Albanians in Montenegro are a key factor to the Euro-Atlantic and European future of Montenegro.

 

 
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                    [post_content] => TIRANA, Jan. 22 - After the country’s Socialist government announced it will be cancelling a highway PPP awarded to one of the country’s business  oligarchs to channel more money to public universities in the wake of massive student protests, the opposition raised doubts over the veracity of these claims.

“Today, the government claimed the money fund it would use from the state budget for Thumane-Kashar highway would go to the University fund . The question is, which funds from the state budget were destined for this highway? According to the draft budget, the fund for the construction of the highway in question is 0 Albanian lek and its disbursement starts next year (in 2020). The same figures and facts show that the highway cost is 20 million euros per kilometer, payments that would start in the first day of 2020 and not this year,” Democratic Party lawmaker Jorida Tabaku wrote on Facebook on Monday. 

She further concluded that no additional money can be channeled to the public university funds, calling out the government to be lying.

The cancelled PPP is a €244 million 21-km highway linking Kashar, an industrial area just outside Tirana, to northern Albania Thumane village close to the entry of the Highway of Nation linking Albania to Kosovo, the country’s first toll road since Sept. 2018.

Last July, the Albanian government selected Albanian-owned Gener 2, one of the country’s leading construction companies under a 13-year PPP following an unsolicited proposal that placed the company at an advantage through a bonus in a no-surprise tender with little competition. 

The Albanian government had not concluded contract negotiations with Gener 2 yet, and reportedly suspended them in late December following a PPP scandal allegedly involving the winning bidder.

The PPP cancellation comes after media investigations into an offshore company that had €30 million in government-funded projects cancelled last December after falsifying links to a US-based company in what was dubbed as a major PPP scandal in Albania’s ever increasing use of concessions and PPPs to complete key road, health, education and waste management projects.

DH Albania, the phantom company that had its Albanian contracts cancelled, has been accused of alleged links with Gener 2 and its owner, Albanian businessman Bashkim Ulaj, who in late 2018 also inaugurated with much fanfare a new TV station, Tirana-based A2, which is branded as a CNN exclusive news channel affiliate.

The Voice of America in the local Albanian service also claimed the newly established company was favored by government authorities in receiving required licences and permits to run for the tenders, thus locking horns with the government and Prime Minister Edi Rama.

Instead of cancelling a PPP not scheduled to be refunded during 2019, the opposition proposed the government cancels another allegedly corrupt PPP that will construct incinerators - valued over 34 million euros - if it truly wants to improve public university standards.
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                    [post_content] => TIRANA, Jan. 22 - Albania’s Director of the State Road Authority Afrim Qendro and Director of Distribution System Operator Klodian Gradeci were ousted on Monday over the DH Albania scandal  - a ghost company that was awarded almost 30 million euros through two government tenders alleged to belong to oligarch Bashkim Ulaj.

The decision was taken and communicated by the new Minister of Infrastructure Belinda Balluku, while it was also announced that former Minister of Entrepreneurial Protection Sonila Qato will take Qendro’s place and Skerdi Drenova will take Gradeci’s place.

Last week, both men were called to the General Prosecutor's Office over their involvement with the scandal

In addition to the dismissals, the government also broke the contract with DH Albania for both tenders, although all institutions have so-far held a unanimous position that there has been no violation on the government’s side regarding the tender procedures or the verification of DH Albania and its mother company Dunwell Habermann, which had falsified both its founding act and the Delaware Secretary of State signature. 

Albanian authorities have repeated that they did not verify the documents of DH Albania because they had no previous suspicions or reason to, although the company was recently-registered, represented by unknown, 26-year-old Avdjol Dobi.

Further evidence backing up investigations conducted by local media, and in particular the Voice of America, have strongly pointed to Albanian oligarch Bashkim Ulaj being behind the entire corrupt affair; Ulaj has been an ally of both the socialist and democratic parties in Albania, while his main company, ‘Gener 2,’ is a frequent winner of government tenders.

 
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                    [post_content] => TIRANA, Jan. 23 - On Rama’s first day also as the country foreign minister on Wednesday, he handed over the institution’s leadership to the current deputy minister Gent Cakaj.

“This is the shortest speech in my life. In my function as the country’s foreign minister I delegate to Mr. Gent Cakaj the leadership of this institution and its representation to international organizations,” Rama said in front of the foreign ministry staff and while being broadcasted at his own public news station, ERTV. 

Cakaj, who has indirectly faced criticism over January after Rama announced he’d be proposing  him as the country’s new foreign minister, addressed experts’ comments after Rama’s speech.

“The delegation of competences to a young deputy minister like me has seemed a mistake instead of an energy and creativity source to some people,” Cakaj said. 

“After the first wave of fire passed, I feel somewhat more relieved, above all else because being a leader with delegated powers under his close observation is a guaranteed start in the light of a fire made of unfounded allegations and prejudices,” he added.

Rama also officially assumed the role of Albania’s foreign minister on Friday, Jan. 18. 

Announced by President Ilir Meta, it was highlighted this was not an easy decision to decree on his side, although there has been precedent cases of a PM holding both posts. 

“The appointment of the prime minister also as the country’s minister is a special case which is neither foreseen nor forbidden by the Constitution,” said spokesperson Ted Blushi.

“The President of the Republic evaluated this proposal in accordance with the constitution’s spirit and the Constitutional Court’s jurisprudence, making an extended and initial interpretation of constitutional provisions, and taking into consideration the fact that the exercise of the Minister's duty by the Prime Minister is a state activity that lies within the executive sphere of the government cabinet, whose structure the Prime Minister has a right to propose,” the explanation followed. 

Rama’s decision to assume the role of foreign minister came as a result of Meta’s refusal to appoint 26-year-old, Kosovo national Gent Cakaj as the new foreign minister after Rama dismissed current foreign minister Ditmir Bushati.

By not decreeing Bushati’s dismissal, Meta took away Rama’s option to give Cakaj ministerial competences without receiving Meta’s decree.

In explaining Meta’s decision, Blushi also stated Meta had also taken into consideration the importance of avoiding any constitutional crisis which could place Albania in harmful position in regards to the international arena. 

Over the last two weeks, a number of local political experts have backed Meta’s decision not to decree Cakaj as the country's chief of diplomacy for a number of reasons.  

Mainly, it is Cakaj’s inexperience, young age and Kosovo nationality that had political experts second-guessing the wisdom of Rama’s choice, in addition to 2019 being a very important year for Albania’s foreign agenda, particularly in regards to the challenges that opening accession negotiations with the EU present.

 
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                    [post_content] => TIRANA, Jan. 21 - Albania’s main opposition Democratic Party declared on Saturday that the solution to the political dead-end the country is facing must come through a transitional government that will prepare free elections in the country.

This was decided by the democrats’ National Council, called to elect the party’s new leadership and structures, both of which will have to compile the opposition’s political action in detail.

As stated in the speech of chairman Lulzim Basha at the first session of the Democratic Party’s new national council the opposition’s first task is “the great battle and confrontation for democracy and the rule of law by leading people's protests to achieve Rama’s collapse and the dismissal of this model by institutions, politics, Albania.”

While harshly criticizing the Socialist Party and Prime Minister Edi Rama, starting from the economic situation,  the government’s alleged corruption or its links with crime, according to the opposition, Basha said it’s clear the country’s great challenge restoring people’s trust in politics.

“The more Albanians join us, the faster Edi Rama will leave. Therefore, the main solution to the Rama problem can not be found neither in the streets or in institutions, but in the minds and hearts of the people. If people believe in us, if people have hope in us, Rama will also fall formally, as he has politically and morally,” Basha said.

While the country is only six months apart from local elections, Basha only mentioned them briefly, instead focusing on the need for general elections.

The opposition’s solution is appointing a transitional government to prepare free and fair elections, while also offering as an option a simultaneous development of both local and general elections.  

However, the details of the opposition’s political action have been left over to the new leadership that will emerge from the elections that took place at the National Council.

 
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                    [post_content] => TIRANA, Jan. 21 - Professors from the history-philology faculty at the University of Tirana held today a one-day strike in support of student protests and in opposition to some government decisions that violate, according to them, university autonomy.

The strike was held after a decision by the professors’ assembly, as it was concluded that the government decisions taken at the end of December are in contradiction with the European spirit of university rights.

In late December, the government took a series of decisions in response to the eight student demands the university protests are based on.

But instead of satisfying students, the government’s decisions caused it to also lock horns with professors, violating university autonomy under the initiative to draft statutes for universities and determine books and scientific titles.

Head of the Department of Journalism at the Faculty of History-Philology  Dr. Mark Marku said university autonomy is based on the freedom of scientific research, scientific work with students and on the content of teaching. 

According to him, the government’s latest laws violate all three of these basic elements.

Assemblies of professors from all faculties are expected to gather in order to take an unanimous decision on the steps to follow.

Meanwhile, the public universities’ students protest has entered its sixth week since it started at the beginning of December.

Massive street rallies have been replaced by boycotts and isolation in the faculty's interior environments, while authorities are trying to persuade students to return to auditions but without touching the controversial law on higher education.
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                    [post_content] => TIRANA, Jan. 18 - Albania’s Prime Minister Edi Rama also officially assumed the role of Albania’s foreign minister on Friday. 

Announced by President Ilir Meta, it was highlighted this was not an easy decision to decree on his side, although there has been precedent of a PM holding both posts. 

“The appointment of the prime minister also as the country’s minister is a special case which is neither foreseen nor forbidden by the Constitution,” said spokesperson Ted Blushi.

“The President of the Republic evaluated this proposal in accordance with the constitution’s spirit and the Constitutional Court’s jurisprudence, making an extended and initial interpretation of constitutional provisions, and taking into consideration the fact that the exercise of the Minister's duty by the Prime Minister is a state activity that lies within the executive sphere of the government cabinet, whose structure the Prime Minister has a right to propose,” the explanation followed. 

Rama’s decision to assume the role of foreign minister came as a result of Meta’s refusal to appoint 26-year-old, Kosovo national Gent Cakaj as the new foreign minister after Rama dismissed current foreign minister Ditmir Bushati.

By not decreeing Bushati’s dismissal, Meta took away Rama’s option to give Cakaj ministerial competences without receiving Meta’s decree.

In explaining Meta’s decision, Blushi also stated Meta had also taken into consideration the importance of avoiding any constitutional crisis which could place Albania in harmful position in regards to the international arena. 

Over the last two weeks, a number of local political experts have backed Meta’s decision not to decree Cakaj as the country's chief of diplomacy for a number of reasons.  

Mainly, it is Cakaj’s inexperience, young age and Kosovo nationality that had political experts second-guessing the wisdom of Rama’s choice, in addition to 2019 being a very important year for Albania’s foreign agenda, particularly in regards to the challenges that opening accession negotiations with the EU present. 

 
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            [post_content] => TIRANA, Jan. 24 - The country’s Tirana court ruled on Wednesday it will issue an arrest warrant for Avdjol Dobi, the 26-year-old DH Albania representative which managed, through forged documents, to win two public tenders worth almost 30 million euros from the government.

The decision was taken following the prosecution’s request and comes only a month and a half after the scandal was made public by News 24 show ‘the Unexposed.’ 

During this time, justice authorities had only asked for Dobi to be present in order to provide explanations, but were not able to contact him. According to the TIMS system, which registers entries and exits from the country, Dobi does not turn out to have exited the country but local media writes he has probably left Albania a long time ago.

The company DH Albania was registered in Albania only in July last year as a branch of Delaware-based Dunwell Huberman, registered in the US just a month prior.

However, in the documents that Dobi submitted on behalf of the company for the two competitions held in the fall of 2018 - for the construction of a lot of the Great Ring Road project and an energy line - US Dunwell Haberman was supposedly founded in 1998.

Albanian authorities immediately canceled both projects while looking to assign blame elsewhere by stating that, formally, DH Albania had submitted legal papers and that state institutions had no reason to suspect and consequently verify the originality of the documents.

However, additional facts secured by the Voice of America proved that, at least in issuing DH Albania's a construction license, Albanian institutions were put in the company’s service, initiating the issuing proceedings five days prior to the company’s registration at the National Business Center, so while it was still an inexistent entity. 

Additional facts ungrounded by a number of media and analyzed by the Voice of America further alleged that Dobi only served as the company’s facade and that famous business oligarch Bashkim Ulaj, also related to Dobi, is really behind the offshore company.

Employees of Ulaj’s ‘Gener 2’ company result to have legally acted on behalf of DH Albania.

Earlier in the week, the government announced it will be cancelling a major PPP awarded to Ulaj’s ‘Gener 2’ under the claim it would channel funds in public universities, however Ulaj’s involvement with the DH Albania scandal is thought to have been the main reason behind the decision. 

 
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