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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...

Dumrea Becomes New Tourist Attraction in Central Albania
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Dumrea Becomes New Tourist Attraction in Central Albania

TIRANA, September 22 Many of the best Albania tourist attractions can be included in one-day trips from Tirana. One of them is Dumrea. This is a large plateau in the central part of the country only 63km away from the capital. This overlooked area is known for its karst lakes and also for the fact...

Albanian Copper Industry Aims at Attracting Investors’ Attention
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Albanian Copper Industry Aims at Attracting Investors’ Attention

TIRANA, August 23 Copper mining is one of the sectors of the Albanian industry that can attract investments. The Ministry of Energy and Industry invited Albanian and foreign companies to invest in copper mining. According to a technical document issued by the Ministry, the country has significant deposits of copper reserves that can reach up...

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...

Albanians Start Cultivation of High-Priced Saffron Plant
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Albanians Start Cultivation of High-Priced Saffron Plant

TIRANA, March 1 Albania is well-known for the cultivation for various spices. Recently, farmers started the cultivation of saffron flower, besides other traditional crops. Even though saffron is considered the most expensive spice in the world, it was not cultivated before in Albania. The price per kilogram of saffron spice is about Euro 4,000. Saffron...

Govt to Auction 13 Mineral-Rich Areas
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Govt to Auction 13 Mineral-Rich Areas

TIRANA, December 1 The Ministry of Energy and Industry will open an auction on 13 free areas for mineral extraction activities. These areas that will be developed by private companies or subjects are located in Tirana, Dibra, Shkodra, Kukes, and Elbasan. This was confirmed in the recent bulletin issued by the Public Procurement Agency. According...

Transports’ Budget Paves the Way for Better Infrastructure and Low-Cost Flights
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Transports’ Budget Paves the Way for Better Infrastructure and Low-Cost Flights

TIRANA, November 17 The sector of transports will get a higher budget for 2017 while more attention will be paid to port infrastructure facilities. Minister of Transports Sokol Dervishaj declared this during the meeting of the Parliamentary Committee on Producing Activities, Trade and Environment held on Wednesday. He also confirmed that an agreement between the...

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...