Police Vetting draft law adopted

Posted: 7 February 2018

Statement by Deputy/Minister of Internal Affairs Julian Hodaj: The Council of Ministers adopted today the draft law “On the transitional and periodic evaluation of State Police, The Republican Guard and the Service for Internal Affairs and Complain...


PM Rama: Justice reform cannot be held hostage to different political agenda

Posted: 29 December 2017

Justice reform cannot be held hostage to different political agenda while opening of Albania’s accession talks with the EU is a national responsibility, said on Friday Prime Minister Edi Rama at the annual meeting with journalists. On this occasi...


When speaking in foreign language, it is Albania I refer to

Posted: 19 December 2017

Prime Minister Edi Rama is confident that Albania will fully deserve the opening of accession negotiations. PM Edi Rama at a media briefing after the meeting with EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Police, also Vice President of ...


Justice reform, unstoppable- Rama

Posted: 18 December 2017

Prime Minister Edi Rama assured Monday of enforcement of justice reform every step of the way, be it with opposition or without it. At a news conference after election of Arta Marku as temporary prosecutor general by parliament, PM Rama demanded an...


PM Rama: National pact for Europe

Posted: 7 December 2017

The opposition should completely participate in the process of supporting Albania’s bid to open the European Union accession talks, Prime Minister Edi Rama told Albanian reporters while on an official visit to Bulgaria on Thursday, as he commented...


Albania is on the right path

Posted: 9 November 2017

“Albania deserves to start the accession negotiations,” PM Rama told a joint news conference with EU Commissioner for Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Johannes Hahn. “We can speak with full conviction that Albania deserves to s...


Press release of the Office of the Prime Minister

Posted: 23 October 2017

Prime Minister Edi Rama expresses regret that the Prosecution of Serious Crimes has addressed the media shortly after his speech before the Socialist Group regarding the request for investigation of the MP Saimir Tahiri. The Prime Minister of Albani...


Gentiloni: The time is ripe to open EU – Albania negotiations

Posted: 11 October 2017

Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni: Good day everyone! Mr Prime Minister, dear Edi, I believe that this meeting is the first bilateral visit abroad of the Albanian Prime Minister after he was reconfirmed, and I take this opportunity to congratulate him o...


Statement by the Minister of Justice, Etilda Gjoni

Posted: 9 October 2017

Statement by the Minister of Justice, Etilda Gjoni:  ​   At today’s meeting, the Council of Ministers made an important decision to determine the additional payment for all members of the re-evaluation institutions, thus allocating an ...


The list that exempts citizens from submitting documents to public institutions is expanded

Posted: 4 October 2017

Press release of the Deputy Prime Minister Senida Mesi after the meeting of the Council of Ministers:   As we have previously promised, we continue to keep the promise given in view of the ambitious plan of co-governance with the citizens, and f...


Albania-Kosovo, accelerating the common agenda of the two governments

Posted: 27 September 2017

Prime Minister Edi Rama welcomed today at the Palace of Brigades the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kosovo Ramush Haradinaj and the accompanying delegation. After the military reception ceremony, a head-to-head meeting was held followed by a bilat...


No more queues to obtain a pension certificate or the Health Card

Posted: 20 September 2017

Press release of the Minister of Health and Social Protection Ogerta Manastirliu after the meeting of the Council of Ministers: The Government remains committed to taking all the necessary steps in facilitating and eliminating any excessive, unnecess...


Supporting the implementation of the Justice Reform

Posted: 20 September 2017

  Press release of the Minister of Justice Etilda Gjonaj after the meeting of the Council of Ministers: With today’s meeting of the Council of Ministers, the Albanian government reaffirmed its commitment to support the implementation of th...


With journalists after the vote for the new Speaker of the Assembly

Posted: 9 September 2017

Prime Minister Edi Rama answers the media after the plenary session where the new Speaker of the Assembly was elected: It is important that today we started with the new direction of the Assembly. Our ambition is to give the Assembly its dignity back...


Regional co-operation, informal meeting of Western Balkan prime ministers

Posted: 26 August 2017

Joint Press Conference of Prime Minister Edi Rama and Commissioner Johannes Hahn, in the framework of the informal meeting of Western Balkan prime ministers held today in Durres:   Prime Minister Edi Rama: Hello everyone! I took the initiative ...


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