MoFE publishes unchanged 2020-2022 budget, leaving earthquake costs out

MoFE publishes unchanged 2020-2022 budget, leaving earthquake costs out

TIRANA, Jan. 8 – Although the economy grew by only 2.9 percent during the first nine months of 2019 and the consequences of the devastating November 26 earthquake are expected to further exacerbate the economic growth throughout all 2020 in

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‘Ernest’ airlines’ license suspended due to financial struggles, ENAC reports

‘Ernest’ airlines’ license suspended due to financial struggles, ENAC reports

TIRANA, Jan. 7 – The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) recently disclosed the reasons for the suspension of the ’Ernest’ airline company’s operating flights in December, in addition to helping  passengers who have booked tickets understand where and how to apply

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Gov’t announces new PPP for technical control centers of road vehicles

Gov’t announces new PPP for technical control centers of road vehicles

TIRANA, Jan. 7 – The start of 2020 was marked by another concession as the government announced a new private public partnership for the supervision of the technical control centers of road vehicles for third parties. Steps were also taken

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Nivica gains further international attention at American Institute of Archeology conference

Nivica gains further international attention at American Institute of Archeology conference

TIRANA, Jan. 7 – Last weekend the ‘Nivica’ project was presented at the annual conference of the American Institute of Archeology alongside a number of international project presentations at the Renaissance Washington, DC Hotel.  The project is a Czech-Albanian collaboration

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TIA security system not fully implemented by concessionaire, according to report

TIA security system not fully implemented by concessionaire, according to report

TIRANA, Jan. 5 – After carrying out several tests on the Tirana International Airport concessionaire, the Civil Aviation Authority in cooperation with the government found that the security system in the area has not been implemented fully. According to a

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Over 1500 Italians residing and working in Albania, according to AIRE

Over 1500 Italians residing and working in Albania, according to AIRE

TIRANA, Jan. 2 – The recent report published by the Registry of Italians Residing Abroad (AIRE) revealed that around 1680 Italian citizens were living and working in Albania during 2019. About 76.1 percent of Italians living in Albania during 2019

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EU allocates 2.5 mil euros to boost competitiveness in the Western Balkans

EU allocates 2.5 mil euros to boost competitiveness in the Western Balkans

TIRANA, Jan. 1 – The European Union has allocated 2.5 million euros in support of the project to boost the competitiveness of the Western Balkan economies, which will be implemented by the WB6 Investment Forum. Through this project, the European

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Flights between Riyadh – Tirana to begin in May after signing of agreement

Flights between Riyadh – Tirana to begin in May after signing of agreement

TIRANA, Jan. 1 – The head of Civil Aviation Krislen Keri announced the signing of a deal on establishing direct flights between Tirana and the Saudi capital, Riyadh,  three times per week. Through this deal, direct flights between Tirana and

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Number of Albanian asylum-seekers in Ireland plummet after strict measures by Irish gov’t

Number of Albanian asylum-seekers in Ireland plummet after strict measures by Irish gov’t

TIRANA, Jan. 1 – The number of asylum applications lodged by Albanians in the Republic of Ireland dropped significantly during October of 2019, after serious measures were taken by the Irish Government to tighten up immigration and airline control. During

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