Prime Minister Sali Berisha hosted a welcome reception today evening at the venues of the Palace of Brigades for the participants in the International Conference on Foreign Investments in Albania that holds its proceedings in Tirana.
The Conference is organized by the Albanian Investment Development Agency (AIDA) in cooperation with Islamic Development Bank- IDB.
Attending the conference were business leaders from 30 member countries of the IDB, 15 Bank managers, the Chief Executive Officer offor Development of the Private Sector Al Aboodi, members of the Cabinet, representatives of the Diplomatic Corps accredited in Tirana, Albanian businessmen and others.
PM Berisha thanked all participants for attending the Conference on Foreign Investments on Wednesday. PM Berisha expressed special thanks for the IDB President Ahmed Mohammed Ali Al-Madani and called him a great friend of Albania as in the course of 20 years he has been managing the IDB has provided support for hundreds of important projects in Albania.
The prime minister brought to the attention of the participants Albania potentials for investments and pointed to the field of renewable energy, tourism, minerals, oil and gas. “I believe that every entrepreneur has good reason to invest in this country and I assure you that my country will make great efforts and support everyone who will bring his dreams in this country to have success stories”, said PM Berisha.
The prime minister highlighted the fact that Albania continued its economic growth irrespective of the hard times of the global crisis. During the recent four years Albania achieved growth four times higher as compared to the average of the region and has succeeded to attract foreign direct investments.
“I believe Albania achieved all this owing to its economic model we have implemented based on low taxes, a flexible labor market, great natural resources, a rapid infrastructure development, modernization of the health system and the fast development of the digital agenda of the country. In addition to all these, Albania NATO membership was of special importance because it provides security to the foreign investors through increasing their trust in my country.”