Albania- Greece relations : a new positive dynamics

Albania- Greece relations : a new positive dynamics

A new and more positive dynamic for the bilateral relations between Greece and Albania is possible, was the message that Greek Foreign Affairs Minister Nikos Dendias conveyed in his statement to the media, during his official visit to Albania.  Dendias

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Courts in total dysfunction: reform effects take a heavy toll

Courts in total dysfunction: reform effects take a heavy toll

After the publication of the list with the names of candidates for the Constitutional Court (CC) from the Parliament and the President of the Republic, the international community applauded the “courage of those who responded to the call to serve.”

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Biden campaign publishes position for Albania and Kosovo

Biden campaign publishes position for Albania and Kosovo

Just two weeks before the US presidential election, the Albanian-American newspaper Illyria, published a statement attributed to the candidate for president of the United States, Joe Biden, presenting certain positions in the expected foreign policy towards Albania and Kosovo. The

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Albania and Bulgaria sign a MoU in the field of tourism

Albania and Bulgaria sign a MoU in the field of tourism

The Acting Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Gent Cakaj, had a meeting last friday with the Deputy Prime Minister for Economic and Demographic Policies and Minister of Tourism of Bulgaria, Mariyana Nikolova. The meeting focused on discussions on the

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PM Rama urges opening of negotiations for all WB in Munich conference

PM Rama urges opening of negotiations for all WB in Munich conference

Prime Minister Edi Rama, said in Munich that it is meaningless to deprive the countries of the Western Balkans from the negotiations for membership in the European Union.

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Covid-19 leaves significant negative mark in tax revenue collection

Covid-19 leaves significant negative mark in tax revenue collection

The Ministry of Finance and Economy has published a preliminary performance of fiscal indicators for the 9 months of revenues and expenditures. According to the Ministry, the total revenues for the 9 months of 2020 were realized in the amount

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Minimum wage raised to 30 000 ALL

Minimum wage raised to 30 000 ALL

The minimum wage increase to 30 000 ALL was approved by the National Labor Council in a meeting on Friday, October 16th chaired by Minister of Finance and Economy, Anila Denaj. Denaj commended the collaboration between relevant institutions and said

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0.5 interest rate kept unchanged by BoA

0.5 interest rate kept unchanged by BoA

Albania's central bank cut its policy rate to a new low 0.5% from 1.0% in March, aiming to manage the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on the country's economic and financial health.

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Greek MFA to visit Tirana: reopening of negotiations on the table

Greek MFA to visit Tirana: reopening of negotiations on the table

TIRANA, Albania – Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias will pay a visit to Tirana next week. The official set date for this is October 20 and the main time on the agenda will be a restart for the bilateral negotiations.

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Strengthening friendship, progressing towards sustainable development in solidarity

Strengthening friendship, progressing towards sustainable development in solidarity

By ZHOU DING October 1stmarks the 71st anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China. This year, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, our embassy is not able to hold our National Day reception as usual. However, this

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