New hospital facility adds to the transformation chain at University Hospital Centre in Tirana 

Posted: 6 October 2020

The paediatric hospital inside the University Hospital Centre in Tirana has been transformed into the latest construction site where intense work is underway to build new complex to provide the best care for the little patients and designed to delive...


Prime Minister’s remarks in Parliament on amendments to election law 

Posted: 5 October 2020

Speech by Prime Minister Edi Rama in Parliament:    First of all, it is sad and contradictory that some, on one hand they call for open candidate lists system, while on the other want to silence others. It is a story going on for a long time no...


Reconstruction of new homes in New Thumane underway 

Posted: 3 October 2020

Work kicked off to construct new homes in the village of Thumane, one of the worst-hit areas due to the devastating earthquake that rattled Albania on Nov 26 last year. Construction work began after installation of the entire underground and subsurfa...


Historic day in the relations of friendship and partnership with the United States of America 

Posted: 3 October 2020

Remarks by Prime Minister Edi Rama at the signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Economic Cooperation between Albania and the USA:   Good afternoon! This is a historic day in the special friendly ties and the invaluable partnership with the Unite...


Albania, US sign Memorandum on Economic Cooperation 

Posted: 3 October 2020

Albania and the United States of America commit to boosting cooperation in the areas of economy, mutual investment and trade. The Memorandum of Understanding on Economic Cooperation was signed on behalf of the Albanian side by the Minister of Finance...


Infrastructure and Energy Minister signs Memorandum of Cooperation with US company Bechtel on construction of Skavica HPP 

Posted: 3 October 2020

  Albanian government’s project to build the Skavica hydropower plant (HPP) has gained the United States government support with the latter voicing direct commitment to support Albania in developing this major renewable energy initiative. In t...


Press conference of the Prime Minister Edi Rama and the Kosovo Prime Minister Avdullah Hoti

Posted: 2 October 2020

Joint press conference of the Prime Minister Edi Rama and the Kosovo Prime Minister Avdullah Hoti: Hello everyone! I believe you have provided live coverage of the joint session of the two governments, so that I won’t further elaborate and repeat t...


Albania-Kosovo, 13 new agreements and cooperation protocols  

Posted: 2 October 2020

The joint session of the governments of Albania and Kosovo concluded with the signing of a series of agreements and protocols of cooperation:   1-The Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy of the Republic o...


Together without borders, a region without borders

Posted: 2 October 2020

Prime Minister Edi Rama’s remarks at the annual joint meeting of the governments of Albania and Kosovo: Welcome! Dear friends, colleagues, brothers and sisters from Kosovo! It is a special pleasure that despite this difficult moment we and the whol...


Power substation in Kombinat, another example of transformation of country’s electric power system 

Posted: 1 October 2020

The new 110/20 kV substation in Kombinat administrative unit in Tirana, another major investment worth $11 million, is another significant example of the transformation Albania’s electric power system is being through. Built in 1953, but undergoing...


Reconstruction and its impact on economy

Posted: 29 September 2020

Joint press conference of Prime Minister Edi Rama, State Minister for Reconstruction Arben Ahmetaj, and the Minister of Finance Anila Denaj, focusing on economy: Prime Minister Edi Rama: This day will turn into a weekly communication specifically on ...


EU Programme on restoration culture heritage sites launched 

Posted: 29 September 2020

Speech by Prime Minister Edi Rama at launching the EU 4Culture programme on restoration and revitalization of Albania’s culture heritage sites damaged because of the earthquake that hit country last November:   It is truly a special pleasure t...


Zero profit tax, VAT and small business inspections 

Posted: 27 September 2020

Small business in Albania is no longer subject to profit tax, VAT and field inspections, giving a fresh breath to their daily activity. This is evidenced by many small business operators in the city of Vlora, which, despite the COVID-19 restrictions,...


Independence Museum park, another stone in the mosaic of Vlora’s radical transformation

Posted: 25 September 2020

Prime Minister Edi Rama’s remarks at presentation of the Independence Museum park, part of Vlora’s radical transformation:   Hello everyone! I am very pleased to be here in Vlora today to launch another project, part of Vlora’s transformat...


850 new individual homes to be rebuilt from scratch in Tirana

Posted: 25 September 2020

Dajt is another reconstruction site, where new individual much stronger and safer homes are being rebuilt from scratch for the families that became homeless because of the Nov 26 tragedy. Behar’s family of four members is one them and they are curr...


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