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What Are the ‘100 Villages’ Part of the Rural Development Program 
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What Are the ‘100 Villages’ Part of the Rural Development Program 

TIRANA, January 19 The Albanian government has finally drafted the list of the 100 villages that will be part of the Integrated Rural Development Program. This initiative consists of a four-year program that aims at providing financial support for infrastructural, economic, and sustainable tourism development. The list of these villages includes places known as tourism...

Thousands Flock to Korca for Christmas Celebrations
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Thousands Flock to Korca for Christmas Celebrations

TIRANA, December 26 There is no better time to visit Korca than during the end of year festivities. Thousands of visitors celebrated Christmas in Korca. This city is Albania’s top destination during the Christmas time as Albanians from all over the country and beyond its borders gather in Korca. Over 4,000 visitors decided to celebrate...

Normal Operations Resume at Durres Fishing Port
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Normal Operations Resume at Durres Fishing Port

TIRANA, October 23 The new fishing port of Durres will be finally used by the fishing fleet. The port that was constructed in 2014 for a fleet of over 100 fishing ships was used as a marina where luxury yachts and boats were anchored. Recently, all the vessels not related to fishing activity were removed...

Heritage Days Raise Awareness on Common Heritage
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Heritage Days Raise Awareness on Common Heritage

TIRANA, October 2 Albanians and international visitors had the opportunity to access for free all the museums, natural parks, castles, archeological parks, and galleries from September 28th to the 1st of October in the frame of the National Day of Cultural Heritage and the European Heritage Days (EHD). Awareness raising events were organized in cultural...

A Passenger Plus of 22.4% during First Half Year at TIA
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A Passenger Plus of 22.4% during First Half Year at TIA

TIRANA, July 27 The activity of air, sea, and road transportation during the first half of 2017 was positive. This was confirmed by the recent data on transportation stats issued by Institute of Statistics (INSTAT). The number of passengers traveling by air during via Tirana International Airport (TIA) for the first six months of 2017...

Albanian Farmers Focus on Breed Improvement and Honey Production
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Albanian Farmers Focus on Breed Improvement and Honey Production

TIRANA, June 22 Farming in Albania falls under the primary sectors of the economy. The data released by the Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) confirm this fact. This sector took a positive turn during the recent years and it is changing toward an entrepreneurial approach. Albanian farmers focused on breed improvement through artificial insemination. Hence, it...

Annual Survey Shows Improvement of Bathing Water Quality in 99 Sites
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Annual Survey Shows Improvement of Bathing Water Quality in 99 Sites

TIRANA, June 7 Following the report issued by the European Environment Agency on the conditions of bathing sites in EU countries, Switzerland, and Albania, the National Environment Agency presented the data from the latest survey on water quality in the coastline for 2017. According to the findings of the survey, the quality of water in...

Albanian Capital Continues to Attract Foreign Companies
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Albanian Capital Continues to Attract Foreign Companies

TIRANA, March 8 Foreign entrepreneurship in Albania is mostly concentrated in capital city Tirana. Based on the data that the National Business Centre provided for the third quarter of 2016 some 9,377 companies operate in the capital. About 75 percent of those companies are foreign-owned and 25% are joint ventures. According to the Albanian Investment...

Race on Spitalla Economic Area Relaunched
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Race on Spitalla Economic Area Relaunched

TIRANA, March 2 The Ministry of Economy reopened the race for Spitalla technical area even if the tender on this free economic area has failed three times. Based on the announcement made by the Ministry of Economy offers must be submitted by April 28. This initiative aims at providing industrial and commercial land to investors....

Agreement on Two Major Railway Projects Okayed
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Agreement on Two Major Railway Projects Okayed

TIRANA, February 23 The projects on the rehabilitation of Tirana-Durres railway and on the construction of Tirana-Rinas railway will be concretized soon. The Council of Ministers adopted on Wednesday the loan agreement with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). The total value of the projects reaches EUR 86.4 million while EBRD will finance...