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Retirees Protest in Front of Italian Embassy in Tirana
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Retirees Protest in Front of Italian Embassy in Tirana

TIRANA, June 13 A group of retirees protested today in front of the Italian Embassy in Tirana, requesting from the neighboring country to acknowledge the pensions of Albanian emigrants through an agreement, as it is with some other countries. The appeal was made to the Italian ambassador in Albania, Alberto Cutillo. Whereas a part of...

Albania and Austria Agree on Pension Recognition
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Albania and Austria Agree on Pension Recognition

TIRANA, January 25 Thousands of Albanians that have worked in Albania and Austria can now protect their pension entitlements thanks to an agreement signed on Wednesday between Albanian Minister of Social Welfare and Youth Blendi Klosi and his counterpart Alois Stoger. The rule applies to Austrian citizens as well. Austria’s Minister of Social Affairs Alois...

Govt Approves 1.6% Hike for 635,000 Pensioners
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Govt Approves 1.6% Hike for 635,000 Pensioners

TIRANA, July 27 As of August 1, some 635,000 Albanian pensioners will get a hike in pensions by 1.6 percent. The decision was confirmed Wednesday by Minister of Social Welfare and Youth Blendi Klosi after the conclusion of the Council of Ministers meeting. According to Klosi, this year’s hike is higher compared to the previous year...

Albania, Macedonia Agree on Recognition of Pension Rights
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Albania, Macedonia Agree on Recognition of Pension Rights

TIRANA, July 11 Albanian citizens that live and work in Macedonia and Macedonian businessmen based in Albania are going to benefit from the pension agreement, which was signed on Monday in Tirana. Albanian Minister of Social Welfare and Youth Blendi Klosi and his Macedonian counterpart Dime Spasov held an official meeting, during which they signed...