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New Airline and Ferry Routes to Bring Albania and Croatia Closer
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New Airline and Ferry Routes to Bring Albania and Croatia Closer

TIRANA, October 26 Albania and Croatia are taking into consideration the launch of a ferry route Durres-Rijeka and a direct flight route from Zagreb to Tirana. These were discussed during a meeting that Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Sokol Dervishaj held with Ambassador of Croatia to Tirana Sanja Bujas-Juraga. They praised the excellent relations between...

Overinvestments in Albania, Sectors that can’t Use Their Capacities
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Overinvestments in Albania, Sectors that can’t Use Their Capacities

TIRANA, October 3 The Albanian economy is currently operating at 66 percent of its investing capacities and many sectors are suffering from over investments made during the last years, Monitor magazine reported during the weekend. Based on the data that the magazine has collected from the Bank of Albania (BoA) and the Institute of Statistics...

New Draft-law on Albanian Railway Aims at Revitalising the Sector
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New Draft-law on Albanian Railway Aims at Revitalising the Sector

TIRANA, September 7 A new code on the Albanian railway drafted by the Ministry of Transports and Infrastructure that aims at revitalising and opening the sector has been submitted to the Parliament. It is expected to be voted at the beginning of this parliamentary session. Based on the explanatory report, the draft-law will focus on the...

Concession on Nation’s Road Suspended
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Concession on Nation’s Road Suspended

TIRANA, September 6 The Procurement Agency suspended the implementation of the concession contract with Vendeka Bilgi. The verdict was made public on Tuesday. This company ranked first in the bid for the construction, operation, maintenance and rehabilitation of Milot-Morina highway. The decision was taken after the company that ranked second in the bid filed a...

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Foreign Visitors Numbers Show Summer Increases

TIRANA, August 24 Over 1.6 million foreign visitors entered Albania from June 1 to August 15. The Ministry of Economic Development Tourism and Trade has been updating the data on the arrivals of Albanian and international visitors from abroad during the summer season. The same data confirm a significant increase in the number of visitors...

Why Albania Needs the Giant Port of Kavaja?
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Why Albania Needs the Giant Port of Kavaja?

TIRANA, July 22 The construction of a port in Karpen, Kavaja area, is a strategic investment that can connect to Rotterdam and the Suez Canal. This was said by Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Edmond Haxhinasto declared this during Thursday’s plenary session. Discussions were held by the lawmakers concerning the draft-law that authorizes three ministries...