Minister of Economic Development and Tourism, Arben Ahmetaj has confirmed for the press that Egnantia road, one of the most ancient roads in Balkan will become a tourism product and destination, as announced earlier by the head of National Agency of Coastline.
While attending an event dedicated to this novelty of tourism in Albania, in the presence of 25 foreign students from the University of Venice in Italy, the Minister said: “Today is an important day since Via Egnantia, the ancient road of Balkan will be visited by professors, students and explorers from the University of Venice. This will be the starting point of our project in transforming this road into an attractive tourism destination in Albania.”
The Minister underlined that the number of tourists in Albania during this year has increased significantly and all this is a reflection of government’s work in promoting the country and confronting many obstacles.
25 visitors from Italy arrived on August 17th in Albania with the main purpose to attend the first expedition in exploring Via Egnantia by following old tracks and paths which have not been explored for many centuries. Their expedition will last until August 31st and they will be accompanied by Albanian specialists in the field.
News source/photo credits: ATA