Albania and Kosovo vow to form customs union

Kosova PM makes his first official visit to Albania

Albania and Kosovo vow to form customs union

World Bulletin / News Desk 

Albanian and Kosovar prime ministers vowed Monday to boost economic ties between two countries, which are both majority Albanian in population.

Kosova Prime Minister Isa Mustafa began his first official visit to Albania only days before the cabinets of the two countries will hold a joint meeting for strategic cooperation.

In the joint press conference with Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama, Kosovar Prime Minister Mustafa said that Albania and Kosovo have achieved good results in cooperation in education and culture.

The two countries seek to unify education curricula and cultural policies.

Mustafa said that Kosovo and Albania will now increase their efforts to boost economic ties and trade relations.

“We consider that we have great possibilities for cooperation in energy and infrastructure, fields in which we will join also with others states in the region,” Mustafa said.

The Albanian Prime Minister Rama said  "The two countries aim to take steps to form a customs union.We intend that documents recognized on one side of the border will be recognized automatically also on the other side, and that entrepreneurs will not lose more than five minutes when crossing borders," 

Güncelleme Tarihi: 09 Mart 2015, 16:38