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Veliaj welcomes the Italian senators and deputies. Discussions to further the relations between the two countries

Veliaj welcomes the Italian senators and deputies. Discussions to further the

The Mayor of Tirana, Erion Veliaj, received in a special meeting a delegation from Italy, consisting of senators and deputies of the Italian parliament, headed by Antonio Tasso. Veliaj and Italian friends appreciated the excellent relations between the two countries and discussed new opportunities to further these relations.

"I am very proud of what we have achieved, not only between states, but also between our cities. Relations between Italy and Albania are at the best possible level. Italy has welcomed Albanians, treated them with love and respect, and today Albanians are a success story there. I look forward to taking this report further. Italy has elections in September and we are looking forward to the new configuration of the government and its elected representatives in the Chamber of Deputies, as well as in the Senate, so that we can continue the good relations", said Veliaj.

Veliaj welcomes the Italian senators and deputies. Discussions to further the

MP Antonio Tasso said that Tirana is a city that should be taken as an example for anyone seeking development.

"Tirana is a wonderful city. We noticed marked improvements from the other times we've been here. It is a city that should be taken as an example for anyone looking for development. You have moved on quickly and you have done very well. We hope to meet again in the future and to further strengthen the ties between our countries and cities", emphasized Tasso.

Mayor Veliaj underlined that Tirana is a transformed city thanks to the most famous Italian architects. "Today we have a transformed Tirana thanks to the Italian architects, those brilliant minds who work with more speed and efficiency than with the bureaucracy of the neighboring country. I can't wait to deepen the relationship with Italy, where today we are 35% of trade exchanges", he declared.

Meanwhile, Tirana and the Region of Puglia will have a series of important activities within the framework of the European Youth Capital and the Mediterranean Games. "Tirana is the European Youth Capital, while Taranto will be the Sports Capital for the 2026 Mediterranean Games. So, we will have a series of activities that will continue, especially with these special awards that Tirana, like other cities, has of Puglia, where we want to have this special report. Today with airlines, when it has become very easy to fly, we always want to encourage young people to connect with each other", stated Veliaj.

Veliaj welcomes the Italian senators and deputies. Discussions to further the

Many Italians have chosen Tirana to study, live and continue working by opening several new businesses.