Anniversary of Germany’s Friedrich Ebert Foundation in Albania

Posted: 21 October 2021

Prime Minister Edi Rama’s remarks at ceremony marking anniversary of Germany’s Friedrich Ebert Foundation in Albania:   The Head of the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Tirana Office actually ruined my speech, because she started her opening speech ...


Total of 200 families to move into new homes in Bubq village two years after tragic earthquake 

Posted: 21 October 2021

Many homeless families will soon move into their newly-built houses and apartments two years after the devastating earthquake that hit Albania on November 26, 29019. Prime Minister Edi Rama, accompanied by the Deputy Prime Minister and State Minister...


Ceremony marking 30th anniversary of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) presence in Albania

Posted: 20 October 2021

Prime Minister Edi Rama’s remarks at ceremony marking 30th anniversary of UNDP presence in Albania:   By the way, they have written a very long speech for me to read here, but I would try to sum it up as briefly as possible, but frankly speaki...


Joint press conference of Prime Minister Edi Rama and the EU Ambassador to Albania, Luigi Soreca

Posted: 20 October 2021

The European Commission publishes the annual 2021 Progress Report on Albania, confirming the country’s steady progress in delivering sustained track record and tangible results on EU-oriented reforms, and highlighting the future challenges on an on...


Public consultation with pupils and students in Durres

Posted: 19 October 2021

Remarks by Prime Minister Edi Rama at meeting in Durres as part of a country-wide public consultation recently launched with pupils and high school students to discuss a new National Youth Strategy 2022-2029:   Hello everyone! Thank you very muc...


Prime Minister Rama in Parliament

Posted: 14 October 2021

Prime Minister Edi Rama’s remarks at parliament’s plenary session:   First of all, it is really regrettable to hear this logorrhoea instead of “the good morning greetings after being the last to come into this hall, Mr. Lulzim, and I have ...


At International Forum on Holocaust Remembrance and Combating Anti-Semitism 

Posted: 14 October 2021

Prime Minister Edi Rama’s remarks at the Malmö International Forum on Holocaust Remembrance and Combating Anti-Semitism:    Prime Minister Edi Rama: I have a three-chapter speech here, but I am going to make it short. I doubt that everyone i...


500,000 doses of Pfizer vaccine set to arrive by mid-October 

Posted: 11 October 2021

Prime Minister Edi Rama today welcomed the CEO of pharmaceutical company Pfizer, Albert Bourla on a visit to Albania to closely inspect premises at Mother Teresa University Hospital in Tirana where the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccines are being stored and en...


OSCE’s Annual South East Europe Media Conference – Journalism in times of crisis

Posted: 11 October 2021

Prime Minister Edi Rama’s remarks at the OSCE’s Annual South East Europe Media Conference – Journalism in times of crisis:   It goes without saying that I am really pleased to be here after having already discussed with the OSCE Ambass...


Government plan to protect Albanian families from energy crisis

Posted: 9 October 2021

Address by Prime Minister Edi Rama:   Dear fellow citizens, Few days ago, I shared a direct message with you over an emerging fierce energy crisis because of the skyrocketing electricity price in the international markets. I stand before you tod...


Major General Abbas Ibrahim honoured with Prime Minister’s Great Star for Public Gratitude 

Posted: 8 October 2021

Prime Minister Edi Rama’s remarks at the ceremony honouring Major General Abbas Ibrahim with the Prime Minister’s Great Star of Public Gratitude:   Hello everyone! We are here today to a friend who has helped us through the hard times and wh...


Prime Minister’s communication after extraordinary cabinet meeting

Posted: 8 October 2021

Press conference by Prime Minister Edi Rama after cabinet meeting:   Thank you! Today we held an extraordinary cabinet meeting, outside of the regular weekly calendar, to make a decision and declare a state of emergency in the energy sector and...


“Building better Balkans together”

Posted: 7 October 2021

*Prime Minister Edi Rama’s remarks at seventh edition of Tirana Connectivity Forum on infrastructural connectivity between Western Balkans and Europe:   Thank you and greetings to everyone watching us from distance. I see Fleckentein, who has ...


Prime Minister Rama at Parliament

Posted: 7 October 2021

Prime Minister Edi Rama’s address at parliament:    Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results is typical feature of frivolity and insanity. It has been eight years since you started doing and repeating the same ...


PM Rama’s full address at EU-Western Balkans Summit: It is what it is 

Posted: 6 October 2021

Prime Minister Edi Rama’s address at the EU-Western Balkans Summit in Slovenia:   IT IS WHAT IT IS Hello everyone, Here we are together 18 years after the EU-Western Balkans Summit in Thessaloniki; this is the time it takes for a newborn to gr...


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