Concession for Construction of Six HPPs in Theth Annulled

IIA 27 October 2016, 10:15 am

TIRANA, October 27 The Albanian Ministry of Energy annulled the concession of six local hydro power plants planned to be constructed on Shala River cascade in Theth area. The ministry explained the reasons of the partial breach of the agreement with the company. According to the Ministry, the company didn’t submit the environmental impact statement…

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Rating for Accommodation Structures to Begin by November 1

IIA 24 October 2016, 8:48 am

TIRANA, October 24 After years of waiting, the government finally adopted the criteria and regulations for hotels rating. This decision also paves the way for the classification of hotels based on the star rating category. The businesses that will operate in this sector have the right to open eight types of accommodation services, which are:…


Chinese Investments to Increase in Albania

IIA 20 October 2016, 3:51 pm

TIRANA, October 20 The representatives of Geo-Jade Petroleum Corporation, which recently acquired all the shares of Bankers Petroleum in Albania, and Ambassador of China to Tirana Jiang Yu held an official visit on Thursday in the city of Fier with Mayor Armando Subashi. Ambassador Yu was optimistic for the newest step made by the Chinese…


‘Days of Mio’ Gathers Foreign Painters in Korca

IIA 25 October 2016, 3:26 pm

TIRANA, October 25 The International colony of artists ‘Days of Mio’ gathered some 19 painters from Egypt, Poland, Denmark, Turkey, Greece, Montenegro, Kosovo, Macedonia, and Albania in the city of Korca. This is the ninth edition of this even named after the famous impressionist painter form this city, Vangjush Mio. Every year painters from different…