Tirana condemns Russia's intervention The Minister of Defense, Mimi Kodheli, accompanied by the Chief of the
General Staff of the Army, appeared at the Parliament's Foreign
Commission after a request made one week ago by the Socialist MP, Ben
Blushi, regarding of the stance held by Albania on the Ukraine crisis.
New administrative division The OSCE Ambassador, Florian Rauning, declared that the plan for the new
administration division is professional. In a meeting with the Local
Administration Minister, Bledi Cuci, and representatives of the
participating countries in this organization, he said that the process
has also a political aspect, besides the technical one, which needs
121 mining rents revoked The Ministry of Energy has revoked 121 mining licenses for the subjects
that have not fulfilled their obligations towards the state.
Court, "debts" to citizens One of the problems raised during the meeting for the annual work
analyze of the Court of Tirana, was the lack of premises and court
rooms, which, according to the Court’s President, Fatri Islami, has
affected the delays of trials.
Teacher's Day Hundreds of children and students have celebrated the Teachers’ Day.
Roads throughout the country were filled with children holding flowers
for the persons who taught them to read and to take the first steps of
Harsher punishments for dynamite Murder attempts through explosives have turned into an effective
instrument of the crime world, with authors disappearing without traces
and leaving few chances to police for finding them.
Explosive seized in Lezhe The Directory of the Lezhe Police announced the seizing of a large
quantity of explosives and detonators in the residence of a person.
Education of Albanian children, Nikolla in Athens The Minister of Education and Sport, Lindita Nikolli, accompanied by the
Albanian Ambassador to Athens, Dashnor Dervishi, held a meeting with
her Greek counterpart in Athens, Kostandinos Arvanitopoulos.
MInibus drivers protest Hundreds of minibus drivers protested for the second time in front of
the Prime Minister’s office, against the government’s decision for not
allowing them to continue with inter-urban transportation.
Suspicious affairs with HPP licenses Businessmen who have concessions for building hydropower plants and do
not realize the projects, but apply for selling permits, are making an
illegal action, according to the Ministry of Energy and Industry.
Government will buy stock apartments The National Entity of Housing will buy apartments for the homeless
families from construction companies that have been unable to sell them,
or for apartments that were given to banks for unpaid loans. But they
will be bought with the cost that the entity would have to build them,
not with the market price.
Development of professional education There are hundreds of young people who have graduated from universities
and are unable to find a job. The Minister of Social Welfare and Youth,
Erion Veliaj, declared during a meeting with the students of the Tirana
Professional School that professional education has advantages.
Acceptance of students in universities Although the Ministry of Education is reviewing the procedure for the
state university acceptance, even this year the state high school
graduation procedure will have some changes.
15 years without tap water Half of the Shupenza commune families have no tap water supply. Some
haven’t had it for at least 15 years. Residents are obliged to fill
buckets each day, carrying them for one kilometer.
Kosovo’s Football National Team plays first match The “Adem Jashari” stadium in Mitrovica, Kosovo, welcomed today the 11
players of the first Kosovo National team, without any symbol on their
blouses, facing the team of Haiti as the first international meeting
since they received the green light from FIFA.