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History of Kryezi Village, Where the Canyons and Waterfalls Meet
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History of Kryezi Village, Where the Canyons and Waterfalls Meet

TIRANA, July 15 Kryezi (or in Albanian: Kryeziu) is a village in the Puka municipality, Shkodra county. It is one of the villages chosen by the government for the project ‘100 Villages’, which aims at the economic and tourist development of 100 villages throughout Albania. Kryezi is one of the most beautiful villages in the...

World Bank: Remittances in Albania Were 9.6% of GDP
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World Bank: Remittances in Albania Were 9.6% of GDP

TIRANA, July 12 The remittances sent from immigrants are a crucial part of many economies all over the world. Based on the report from the World Bank (WB), published on April 8, 2019, the remittances sent to low and middle-income countries reached a record of €469 billion in 2018, an increase of 9.6% compared to...

ADF Starts Reconstruction of Shiroka’s Square with Mosaic Tiles
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ADF Starts Reconstruction of Shiroka’s Square with Mosaic Tiles

TIRANA, July 10 The Albanian Development Fund (ADF) has started the reconstruction of the Mosaic of Tradition in Shiroka, Shkoder county. This process consists of the placing of the special tiles on Shiroka’s square, whose mosaics are inspired by the traditional motives. At the same time, there will be work done on the platform of...

Albania Will Open an Embassy in Australia
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Albania Will Open an Embassy in Australia

TIRANA, July 5 Albania will open an embassy in Australia soon. In support of the law ‘For the external service of the Republic of Albania’ has been set the opening of the embassy of the Republic of Albania, in Canberra, Australia. This decision has come as a proposal by Prime Minister Edi Rama, the minister...

New Series of Banknotes in Release This Fall
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New Series of Banknotes in Release This Fall

TIRANA, July 3 In the fall of this year, the Bank of Albania will release in circulation the new series of banknotes, and the first ones will be for the cuts of 200 and 5.000 Leke (the Albanian currency). Gradually the new series will include all of the banknotes in use. Virjon Lalollari, the Chief...

Roaming, Now Up to 99% Cheaper in Western Balkan Countries
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Roaming, Now Up to 99% Cheaper in Western Balkan Countries

TIRANA, July 1 Starting from today, July 1, officially it has come into force the agreement of the tariff reduction regarding roaming between the Western Balkan countries, including Albania. The reduction of the prices is fixed approximately 65% up to 99% in some cases. The agreement cuts down the costs of roaming, and by 2021...

AKZM Opens 420 Seasonal Summer Jobs
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AKZM Opens 420 Seasonal Summer Jobs

TIRANA, June 26 The National Agency of Protected Areas (AKZM) will open 420 seasonal jobs between July 10th and September 10th. Based on a decision published on the Official Gazette the short-term summer jobs are open for employees that will be placed in various info points on cross border points, on beaches and tourist’s destinations...

Diaspora and Migration Office to Open in Every District
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Diaspora and Migration Office to Open in Every District

TIRANA, June 25 City halls will soon have a new office that is going to address diaspora, migration, and investment opportunities. The Diaspora State Ministry announced on Monday that the Parliament passed additions and changes to the law ‘On Local Governance’. Based on the new changes to the bill, every municipality in Albania will have...