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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...

Tourists from Kosovo and Macedonia Exceed 30,000 per Week
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Tourists from Kosovo and Macedonia Exceed 30,000 per Week

TIRANA, August 1 During the last week, Albania saw an increase of tourists from Kosovo and Macedonia. According to authorities from Morina cross-border point northeastern Albania, over 30,000 persons entered Albanian in one week. Despite the increased number of tourists that come to spend their summer vacations on the Albanian coast, no long waiting lines...

Albania has Highest University Tuition Fees in the Region
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Albania has Highest University Tuition Fees in the Region

TIRANA, July 26 Higher education in Albania comes with a higher price every year. The cost of education in Albania is considered too expensive in both private and public universities. For the first time, after the adoption of the new law on higher education, universities have the right to define the admission quota and tuition...

EBRD to Finalize Financial Support on Albanian Agriculture Sector
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EBRD to Finalize Financial Support on Albanian Agriculture Sector

TIRANA, July 2016 The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is going to support the Albanian agriculture sector with another financing instrument. It is expected that the agreement will be signed in Tirana during the upcoming week when the EBRD President, Suma Chakrabarti will visit Albania. Head of the EBRD’s Albanian office Christoph Denk...

A historic day: Kosovo joins UEFA
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A historic day: Kosovo joins UEFA

Tirana, Albania 3 May 2016 Kosovo has become UEFA’s 55 member with immediate effect after a voting process of UEFA’s Football Federations during the 40th UEFA Congress, held in Budapest. The proposal made by the UEFA received 28 pro votes, 24 Federation representatives voted against the membership of Kosovo in UEFA while 2 votes were considered as...

Albanian-Kosovo economic ties strengthening
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Albanian-Kosovo economic ties strengthening

  The increase of trade exchanges between Kosovo and Albania was the focus of the meeting of the Albanian ambassador in Kosovo, Qemal Minxhozi, and Kosovar businessmen. The meeting held at the Embassy of Albania headquarters in Prishtina, Kosovo. According to the Albanian Embassy, in this important meeting were made many proposals regarding the strengthening...