Durres coastal city is home to the most important port in Albania, Port of Durres. The city has been developing with fast steps in past years and lately the local authorities announced it will start collaborating and exchanging experiences with Shantou Chinese city.
Durres and Chinese Shantou coastal cities will sign a Memorandum of Understanding in order to increase Chinese investments in this city, according to the discussions held between the Durres Municipality Mayor Vangjush Dako and the Chinese ambassador to Albania, Jiang Yu.
The Chinese ambassador declared that Chinese businesses have increased their interest to invest in many sectors in Durres and other Albanian cities, while the Mayor Vangjush Dako said that tourism sector is a great investment opportunity for Chinese investors and mentioned the important role Port of Durres plays in country’s economy.
The Memorandum of Understanding is due to be signed on the day of Shantou Mayor’s visit to Durres city on August 14th of this year. Shantou is one of the five most important economic zones in China, with a population of 5.5 million.
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