Some 5,000 Micro-enterprises to Benefit from First EaSI Deal

IIA 24 June 2016, 1:56 pm

More than 5,000 Albanian micro-borrowers with limited access to finance are expected to benefit from the first guarantee agreement signed recently by the European Investment Fund (EIF) and FondiBesa (BESA). It is aimed at supporting micro-enterprises in Albania under the EU Programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI). This new EaSI guarantee agreement with the…

Berat Old City, Albania

New Info Office Makes Tourism Easier in Berat

IIA 21 June 2016, 12:49 pm

The Municipality of Berat, south-central Albania, has opened on Tuesday the tourist information office in the downtown area. It is not common information desk. In addition to this purpose, it will work as a tourism promotion strategy in the city of a thousand windows. The office is projected as a small museum that will be…


Amount of foreign investments is increasing, says Minister of Economy

IIA 20 May 2016, 9:33 am

Tirana, Albania 20 May 2016 The Albanian Minister of Economic Development, Milva Ekonomi, said in an interview that the number of foreign investments is increasing. The Minister said the tendency of foreign investments is positive, adding that due to the fight against the informality, the number of employees in foreign owned companies has increased by…


Govt Gives Euro 1mln Bonus to National Football Team

IIA 20 June 2016, 1:04 pm

The Albanian government has decided to reward the National Football Team following the historic victory in a major tournament. The 1-0 victory against Romania, the final group game of Albania for Euro 2016 in Lyon France on Sunday night keeps the hopes up high for qualifying in the knockout stages. The Albanian Football Federation confirmed…