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New Road Connects Albania and Kosovo in Borje

New Road Connects Albania and Kosovo in Borje

TIRANA, September 18 A newly constructed road that connects the villages of Borje in Kuksi and Gllabocica in Kosovo will help to improve connectivity for the people living in the remote area, the Albanian Development Fund (ADF) confirmed. The road also will help to improve...

EU Countries among Albania’s Top Trading Partners

EU Countries among Albania’s Top Trading Partners

TIRANA, September 17 Albania’s trade exchange with the European Union countries during the month of August account for 61.4 percent of the total foreign trade, the Institute of Statistics, INSTAT confirmed on its latest report. Based on the official data, the value of exports increased...

Drivers to Pay Fee on Nations’ Road Starting Today

Drivers to Pay Fee on Nations’ Road Starting Today

TIRANA, September 17 Starting Monday, 17 September, the fee on the Nation’s Road enters into force. Based on the contract signed with the concessionary firm, a specific fee was defined for every type of vehicle that will cross the highway. The inhabitants of Kuksi will...

Agrotourism a New Trend in Albania, Applications on the Rise

Agrotourism a New Trend in Albania, Applications on the Rise

TIRANA, September 14 The 100 Villages programs had an impact on the number of subjects interested in the establishment of agrotourism centers, inns, and incubators that meet the food safety standards in domestic premises. Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural development Ermira Gjeci confirmed for...

New Initiative to Ban Energy and Fizzy Drinks to Under-18s

New Initiative to Ban Energy and Fizzy Drinks to Under-18s

TIRANA, September 14 The Albanian parliament is scrutinizing a draft-law that will see children and teens under-18 blocked from purchasing energy and fizzy drinks. The intention is to use the same sanctions as selling alcohol to people under the legal drinking age. Moreover, the initiative...

Southern Albania Tourism Potential Not Yet Fully Exploited

Southern Albania Tourism Potential Not Yet Fully Exploited

TIRANA, September 14 The cities of Berat, Permet, Gjirokastra, and Saranda are among the top tourist destinations in Albania. Despite their attractions and eye-catching tourism offer, which is highly competitive compared to the international markets, the southern region has not exploited its tourism potential fully....

Music-Film Tirana Festival Kicks off at New Bazaar

Music-Film Tirana Festival Kicks off at New Bazaar

TIRANA, September 13 Live music, music films, and gourmet cuisine will be the highlight of the Music-Film Tirana Festival that will take place at the New Bazaar Area on 13-20 September. The event will be held in the frame of Austria-Albania Cultural Year and the...