PD and LSI Divide Parliamentary Commissions

PD and LSI Divide Parliamentary Commissions

After the approval of the program of the Rama 2 government, the two main opposition parties divided among themselves 3 of the 8 parliamentary committees allotted to the opposition. LSI’s Petrit Vasili will lead the Committee of Social Issues and Health, whereas the Committee for European Integration and the Committee for Productive Activities, Trade, and Environment will […]

Basha: No Peace between Rama and Me

Basha: No Peace between Rama and Me

Today opposition leader Lulzim Basha held his first speech in front of the new Parliament. Reviewing the results of four years Rama government, he spoke of a failed mandate delivered to organized crime, while predicting the same fate for Prime Minister Edi Rama’s new mandate. Four years ago you came here and announced 300,000 jobs, […]

US Ambassador Lu Continues Boycott of Speaker Ruçi

US Ambassador Lu Continues Boycott of Speaker Ruçi

US Ambassador Donald Lu has continued has “boycott” of Speaker of Parliament Gramoz Ruçi. After the absence of Ambassador Lu on Saturday, when the new Parliament was installed, today he removed his translation device at the moment Speaker Ruçi took the floor, after the speech of Prime Minister Edi Rama. Video transmitted by News 24 […]

Rama Presents New Government and Program

Rama Presents New Government and Program

During his first speech in Parliament, Prime Minister Edi Rama has spoken about the “lessons” he learned from his first term as government leader and has presented the program for his second term in office. We are conscious of our mistakes and errors for four years just as we are conscious of the second mandate […]

Why the US Embassy Boycotted Rama on Saturday

Why the US Embassy Boycotted Rama on Saturday

For the first time since the fall of communism, the US Embassy did not participate in the first session of the new legislature, when Parliament is constituted and a new government receives its mandate. The reason for the absence of US Ambassador Donald Lu appears to have been the election of former communist minister Gramoz […]

Basha Warns Party “Traitors”

Basha Warns Party “Traitors”

During a parliamentary group meeting yesterday, the PD decided to exclude anyone who “sells” their vote directly from the PD. Party leader Lulzim Basha called for the meeting after two PD deputies had voted in favor of the election of former communist minister Gramoz Ruçi as Speaker of Parliament. Also former Prime Minister Sali Berisha spoke […]