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Albania part of EXPO Dubai 2020
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Albania part of EXPO Dubai 2020

TIRANA, May 30 Albania will take part in EXPO Dubai 2020. Today, Sokol Nano, the Executive Director of Albanian Investment  Development Agency (AIDA) signed the contract for the participation of Albania in the international event. The World Expo chose the city of Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates to host the EXPO 2020 where 192...

Albania’s Southern Borders Controlled from E.U. Agency
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Albania’s Southern Borders Controlled from E.U. Agency

Starting from tomorrow, Albania’s southern borders will be controlled from European and Coast Guard Agency also known as Frontex. This makes Albania the first country in Europe outside the European Schengen Area, to collaborate with E.U. regarding its borders. During the official ceremony, the European Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship, Dimitris Avramopoulos, said...

780 Rare Photos of Albania from 1928-1931 on the Exhibition
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780 Rare Photos of Albania from 1928-1931 on the Exhibition

TIRANA, May 15 Over 780 digitalized photos belonging to the personal archive of the Italian photographers Pietro and Larissa Quaroni, taken in Albania from 1928-1931will be presented for the first time in Tirana, in the Center for Openness and Dialogue (COD). The exhibition called “The photographic archive of Pietro and Larissa Quaroni; Albania 1928-1931” will...

Albania Enables Work for Albanians from Montenegro and North Macedonia
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Albania Enables Work for Albanians from Montenegro and North Macedonia

The Albanians citizens of Montenegro and North Macedonia, from now on do not have the obligation to own work permit and registration certificate in order to work in Albania. The announcement came today from the minister on duty for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Gent Cakaj, who said that: “this facilitates and creates the same opportunity...

French Media Calls Albania “a Tourist Treasure”.
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French Media Calls Albania “a Tourist Treasure”.

TIRANA, May 6 “Albania is a paradise for the passionate of archaeology, as a historic mosaic”, writes the French newspaper ‘20 minutes’.“The visit to Butrint, located near the city of Shkodra, takes you back in time. This small harbor, that connects with the island of Corfu, offers the view of a temple, an odd amphitheater...

The Most Scenic Drives in Albania
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The Most Scenic Drives in Albania

  Who doesn’t love a good road or bike trip? Hitting the road in Albania is among the coolest things travelers can do. Albania has more than 20,000 km of roads that include motorways and dirt roads. Yet, for adventure seekers looking for nice sceneries, and the adrenaline factor, there are enough options worth the...

Tourism Contributed €1.8 billion in 2018
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Tourism Contributed €1.8 billion in 2018

TIRANA, March 29 The tourism sector contributed to the Albanian economy a gross total of Euro1.8 billion in 2018. Official data from the Bank of Albania (BoA) confirm that tourism was among the most dynamic sector of the economy and it’s growing at a steady pace. Moreover, the year-over-year comparison showed a growth of nine...

Recent Fires throughout Albania Were Intentionally Set
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Recent Fires throughout Albania Were Intentionally Set

TIRANA, March 25 Officials say that the recent bush fires in different regions throughout Albania were intentionally set. Chairman of the General Directorate of Civil Emergencies Haki Cako said that a total of 69 fires burned over 167 hectares of grazing land and forests in protected areas during the last 22 days. “Starting March 3rd...

World Happiness Day: Albanians are Not Happy
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World Happiness Day: Albanians are Not Happy

TIRANA, March 20 While March 20th is observed as the International Day of Happiness, it’s not all smiles for Albania. The World Happiness Index confirms that Albania ranks among the least happy countries in Europe. The report released by the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network on Wednesday is a landmark survey of the state...