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Government Approves 5 New HPPs Permits
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Government Approves 5 New HPPs Permits

TIRANA, July 16 On a meeting held a few days ago, the National Territory Council (NTC) has approved 5 new permits for the construction of hydropower plants and has reviewed an existing one. River Gashi, even though it is known little, it is considered another pearl of the country. It is part of the Strict...

Katundi i Vjeter, Part of the Project ‘100 Villages’
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Katundi i Vjeter, Part of the Project ‘100 Villages’

TIRANA, July 2 Part of the project ‘100 Villages’, Katundi i Vjeter (which literally means old village in Albanian), in Rubik, northern Albania is drawing attention every day from local and foreign tourists, thanks to its landscape, but also the Franciscan Monastery, climbing, and hiking, culinary tourism, etc. To raise the standards of agro-tourism and...

Touring Exhibit of the Magnificent Seven Stops in Tirana
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Touring Exhibit of the Magnificent Seven Stops in Tirana

TIRANA, June 21 Poaching, captive hunting, poisoning, electrocution, collision are the main deadly threats that migratory birds face as they travel between their breeding and wintering grounds. Meanwhile, 25 million birds are killed illegally every year. Hence, BirdLife International is telling the story of seven magnificent migratory birds and their epic journeys from Africa to...

INSTAT: Industry Registered Increase in Production, Net Sales and Wages
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INSTAT: Industry Registered Increase in Production, Net Sales and Wages

TIRANA, June 19 The industry in Albania has seen a rise regarding the net sales, production and salary increases for employees. The official data published by the Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) today, for the first trimester of 2019 regarding the producers of goods, show a positive performance in the Extractive Industry and Processing Industry particularly....

May 22 – International Day for Biological Diversity
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May 22 – International Day for Biological Diversity

TIRANA, May 22 In December 2000 The General Ensemble of The United Nations claimed May 22 as the International Day for Biological Diversity, in honor of the approval of the Convent of Biodiversity on May 22, 1992 from the Final Act of Nairobi Conference. This year the official theme is ‘Our biodiversity, our food, our...

Dutch Students Visit Karaburun-Sazan Marine Park
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Dutch Students Visit Karaburun-Sazan Marine Park

TIRANA, May 21 100 students from the University of Applied Sciences in Breda, Netherlands visited the Center of the Visitors of the Karaburun-Sazan Marine Park. The focus of their visit was the presentation with the experience of the management of visitors in the park, challenges and the concerns of the touristic development in protected areas....

Tirana, Colorful Flowers Blossom Everywhere
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Tirana, Colorful Flowers Blossom Everywhere

TIRANA, May 15 Colorful flowers and plants have covered Tirana, the capital of Albania in recent days, in all the parks of the city. The city maintenance workers are those who are responsible for the cleanness and the image of the capital, in the early hours every day. The city hall continues at high rates...