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Five Long-Awaited Roads to Be Included in ‘€1billion Project’
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Five Long-Awaited Roads to Be Included in ‘€1billion Project’

TIRANA, February 2 The plan of the Albanian government for investing about Euro 1 billion in major infrastructural projects through public-private partnerships seems to include even five major road projects. Monitor says that according to its sources, they are Arberi Road, Kardhiq-Delvine, Durres-Plepa, Thumane-Vore-Rrogozhine, and Tirana Big Ring Road. Four out of the five projects...

The WB Grants $70mln Loan for Improving Business Environment
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The WB Grants $70mln Loan for Improving Business Environment

TIRANA, February 1 The World Bank (WB) approved on Tuesday a loan of $ 70 million on competitiveness development for Albania. The policy operation supports reforms aimed at enhancing the country’s competitiveness by improving the investment regime, making it easier to do business, and facilitating trade. It aims at supporting the series of reforms undertaken...

Six Port Concessions to Open for Private Investments
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Six Port Concessions to Open for Private Investments

TIRANA, January 26 Investors interested in Albanian ports may submit applications for concessions or private-public partnership for six ports. The concessionary agreement will include services provided by the port. Private subjects must submit their offer regarding the investments that can be done in the ports in order to improve their anchoring and embarkation procedures. The...

Albania Ranks 24 among Countries with the Cheapest Food in the World
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Albania Ranks 24 among Countries with the Cheapest Food in the World

TIRANA, January 19 Albania, according to Numbeo.com, Albania ranks 24th in the list of countries that offer the cheapest food. Based on the price index of restaurants, a three courses meal for two in an average restaurant costs Euro 17. Cheap prices and delicious food appeal to tourists that come and visit Albania. This fact...

Albania-Kosovo to Establish Joint Customs in Durres
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Albania-Kosovo to Establish Joint Customs in Durres

TIRANA, January 19 The joint customs point between Albania and Kosovo that will open at the port of Durres, will provide Kosovan importers with a single point interface for customs clearance. Finance ministers of Albania and Kosovo Arben Ahmetaj and Avdullah Hoti declared on Wednesday that this initiative would strengthen cooperation and facilitate trade between...

IIA and Manoolia Donate and Spread Festive Cheer
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IIA and Manoolia Donate and Spread Festive Cheer

It was on Sunday, the day before Christmas that we finally got our turn to make our annual Christmas donations. Besides our charity budget, together with a staff of Manoolia and Invest in Albania, we collected a considerable amount of money and with the help of Fundjave Ndryshe we found two families living in extreme...

Additional Ferry Boats to Serve Busy Routes During Peak Season
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Additional Ferry Boats to Serve Busy Routes During Peak Season

 TIRANA, December 27 The number of migrants returning home on holidays is expected to increase during the last 10 days of the month, thus, Durres Port Authority confirmed that additional ferry boat service will be offered during the peak season. The new vessels will operate in Bari-Durres and Ancona-Durres routes even during January. The large...

Six Enterprises to Benefit from Competitiveness and Creativity Funds
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Six Enterprises to Benefit from Competitiveness and Creativity Funds

TIRANA, November 30 Six are the winning Albanian companies that will benefit from the Fund on Competitiveness and Creativity. The Albanian Investment Development Agency (AIDA) unveiled the names of the winners, three for each fund. The fund on Competitiveness, which provides direct financial support for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises. Two companies from Tirana and...

2016 one the Busiest Ever Cruise Ships Year for Durres Port
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2016 one the Busiest Ever Cruise Ships Year for Durres Port

TIRANA, November 10 The number of cruise ships visiting the port city of Durres, the biggest in Albania, from March 26 to November 6, 2016, is 29 while the last one, Albatros liner, is expected to drop anchor on November 19. So far, they brought over 13,416 guests to Albania. The routes of these cruise...

Discover Gjinar, a Nature Getaway on the Doorstep of Tirana
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Discover Gjinar, a Nature Getaway on the Doorstep of Tirana

TIRANA, October 31 Located only 70 km away from capital city Tirana, Gjinar is a must visit attraction. The number of visitors form Elbasan, Tirana, Durres as well as international tourists has increased due to the improved road infrastructure. Gjinar has wonderful natural landscapes that tourist have just started to discover. The fragrance of pine...