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Albania to Ease COVID-19 Restrictions Starting June
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Albania to Ease COVID-19 Restrictions Starting June

TIRANA, May 27 The Technical Committee of Experts unveiled on Thursday the decision to start relaxing the COVID-19 restrictions as soon as June 1st. The Committee members that the decision to ease the COVID-19 restrictions follows a decline in decline in positive cases, while Wednesday was the first day without a COVID-19 death in 244...

Albanians in Italy to Restart Converting Driving Licenses in July
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Albanians in Italy to Restart Converting Driving Licenses in July

TIRANA, May 19 Albanians living and working in Italy will be able to restart converting their driving licenses on July 12th. Italian authorities will recognize Albanian driving licenses for conversion purposes, the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs confirmed. The Italian side completed the procedures on the agreement signed early in March thus, it will...

Albania Postpones Bid for Two Onshore Oil Fields
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Albania Postpones Bid for Two Onshore Oil Fields

TIRANA, May 10 The National Agency of Natural Resources (AKBN) announced that the deadline to submit offers for two onshore areas, Block E and Block B, was postponed to June 21st. The decision follows an order issued in April by the Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy. “The deadline for the submission of application for interested...

Tender for Spitalla TEDA Annulled
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Tender for Spitalla TEDA Annulled

TIRANA, April 30 The bidding procedure on the “Construction, development, maintenance, and operation of the Technological and Economic Development Area (TEDA) in Spitalla” Durres area was annulled by the Ministry of Finance and Economy. Based on the decision issued by the Ministry, the tender was annulled on April 16, one day after the deadline for...

Kosovo to Ease Relocation for Albanian Workers
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Kosovo to Ease Relocation for Albanian Workers

TIRANA, April 28 Albanian workers that plan to move to Kosovo will move easily as the Kosovan government is taking action for the implementation of a cooperation agreement signed in Tirana in October 2020. The Agreement on Labor Mobility will allow Albanian citizens to work freely and without bureaucratic impediments in Kosovo. Moreover, even the...

Travelers from Greece and North Macedonia must Quarantine
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Travelers from Greece and North Macedonia must Quarantine

TIRANA, April 19 Mandatory quarantine for people arriving into Albania from Greece and North Macedonia is to begin on Tuesday, 20 April. The decision was unveiled on Monday during the meeting of the Committee of Technical Experts. Moreover, the experts said that the new measures will be in effect until 3 May. Until then, those...

Govt Invites Bids for Four Mining Blocks
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Govt Invites Bids for Four Mining Blocks

TIRANA, April 15 The Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy invites investors interested in the mining sector to submit bids on research, exploration, and exploitation of four mining areas respectively for chromite, limestone, and construction materials. Based on the details provided by the Ministry, the first area with the no. 433 is located in Balgjaj, Dibra,...

Marina Vlora Bid Winner Announced
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Marina Vlora Bid Winner Announced

TIRANA, March 30 Albanian authorities announced the result of the bid winner for the design, construction, maintenance, and transfer of a tourist port in the city of Vlora. Based on the announcement from the Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy, the joint bidding of the temporary consortium of Marina di Vlora, Marina Projects, Brunes, and Ndregjoni...

Bids Invited for Spitalla TEDA Development
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Bids Invited for Spitalla TEDA Development

TIRANA, March 17 Albanian authorities are looking for a developer for the construction, development, maintenance, and operation of the Technological and Economic Development Area (TEDA) in Spitalla, Durres area. The Ministry of Finance and Economy Published the contract notice and document of selection for interested bidders. Based on the available documents, the contract term for...

Albania Invites Bids for Two Onshore Oil Fields
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Albania Invites Bids for Two Onshore Oil Fields

TIRANA, March 16 Albanian and international investors interested in the oil industry and petroleum exploration can now submit bids for two onshore blocks in Albania. The National Agency of Natural Resources (AKBN) announced that Block B and Block E are now available for exploration. AKBN provides potential applicants with the bid regulations, descriptions of the...