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Four Ministers appointed

Albania’s parliament has approved four new ministers who are replacing other ministers sent off to fight the forthcoming general election on 18th June. The new ministers are as follows: Fatmir […]

Cabinet of Albania

Edi Rama Prime Minister Niko Peleshi Deputy Prime Minister Arben Ahmetaj Minister of Finance Fatmir Xhafaj Minister of the Interior Mimi Kodheli Minister of Defence Ditmir Bushati Minister of Foreign […]

PM sacks four ministers

Prime Minister Edi Rama has dismissed four of his ministers but has made clear that they have left to help with the preparations for the general election which has been […]

Albania has a new Justice Minister

Prime Minister Edi Rama has dismissed his Minister of Justice, Ylli Manjani, and replaced him with Petrit Vasili. Both men are from the junior coalition partner the Socialist Integration Party […]

Parliamentary 2017

An election to the Assembly has been announced for 18 June 2017. Results will be announced here.

Arben Ahmetaj is new Finance Minister

Prime Minister Edi Rama dismissed his Finance Minister, Shkëlqim Cani, on Tuesday and replaced him with Economy Minister Arben Ahmetaj. Milva Ikonomi has been appointed as the new Minister of […]

Ylli Manjani is new Minister of Justice

Albania’s Minister of Justice, Nasip Naco has resigned his portfolio and has been replaced by Ylli Manjani. No reason was given for the resignation. Ylli Manjani was previously the Deputy […]

Centre-left win local elections

Prime Minister Edi Rama’s centre-left “Alliance for European Albania” (ASE or ASHE) coalition led by the Socialist Party of Albania has prevailed in the local elections. Erion Veliaj of the […]

Local elections for 61 Mayors today

In Albania local elections are taking place today. These elections are being fought following reforms of local government which has reduced the number of councils and communes from 373 to […]