The Minister of Economic Development, Trade and Entrepreneurship held the first press conference for 2015 and invited all Albanian entrepreneurs and businessmen to become part of public investments in various sectors of the economy, through a new cooperation scheme between the government and businesses. A new chapter of the relation between the government and Albanian entrepreneurship will be set by a close public-private partnership, said Ahmetaj. “2015 will be a challenge for the Albanian economy, for exceeding into another level of economic growth.”
According to Minister Ahmetaj, 2015 will be the year of informality reduction, fiscal justice, the increase of foreign investment and employment as well. Ahmetaj focused his speech on some of the developments in the past year, which according to him, the government made various efforts to improve the business climate in Albania.
Speaking about the economic performance during 2014, the Minister highlighted the decrease of informality and the opening of new vacancies. He also mentioned the payment of $360 ml outstanding debts to businesses by the Albanian government, a very necessary reform that helped improving the business climate in country.
As for the public-private partnership scheme, Ahmetaj said that the government will apply new procedures regarding concessions and government-businesses partnership, in benefit to citizens. The Minister also presented many projects that will be implemented during this year in various fields.
News source/photo credits: ATA
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