February 17, 2016 – The Republic of Kosovo, the youngest European country is celebrating its eighth independence anniversary. The Kosovo’s people have been congratulated by the Albanian President Bujar Nishani, the Prime Minister Edi Rama and other high ranked politicians.
The Albanian President, Bujar Nishani, congratulated its counterpart Ahtifete Jahjaga by highlighting the achievements and the efforts Kosovo has made in the past years for the creation and the consolidation of state institutions and in keeping a stable political situation. According to Nishani, Albania will always support Kosovo in the economic, political and social aspects and in its journey toward the liberalization of visas and the EU integration.
Albania – Kosovo economic relations
Trade exchanges between Albania and Kosovo have increased by EUR 20 million more during 2015, compared to 2014. Read More
One of the biggest achievements of the two countries during 2015 was the finalization of the interconnection line energy project which is expected to inaugurate within the first half of 2016.
Albania and Kosovo to establish Diaspora Youth and Students Union
Albania and Kosovo to organize joint “Fair of Trade” in 2015
Albania and Kosovo establish their first joint Custom point
Kosovo won the independence on February 2007, after suffering a long and harsh ethnic conflict with Serbia which caused the Kosovo-Serbia war in 1999.
Fleeing Kosovo – 2000
Pulitzer Prize, Feature Photography, Carol Guzy, Lucian Perkins and Michael Williamson