Albania: Movement restrictions for citizens and vehicles lifted as of June 1

Albania: Movement restrictions for citizens and vehicles lifted as of June 1

The free movement of citizens and vehicles throughout Albania begins in Albania, marking the next phase of the relaxation of the measures imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The red and green areas are also being abolished, while the country’s land borders open for a series of activities without quarantine.

According to the recommendations of the Technical Committee of Experts, from June 1, the free movement of citizens and vehicles throughout the territory will be allowed without restrictions, while a number of activities and land borders open without quarantine.

Also from June 1, kindergartens and nurseries will be opened according to the safety protocol.

In addition, in accordance with the security measures and the approved protocol, from today the beaches will start operating according to a plan that includes the entire coastline, as a safe area.

The beaches according to the approved areas will be determined with special permits by a temporary authority established for this period and which will grant permits for each beach business through an electronic application and a special protocol to ensure the observance of distances and sanitary conditions on the beaches.

As of today, all sports championships are allowed without spectators, while parks, training centers, cultural centers, online centers and gyms will open in accordance to safety protocols.

Public transport is still suspended, as a special protocol is drawn up with the Ministry of Transport, while until June 23, cultural activities, cinemas, theaters, nightclubs, swimming pools, mass gatherings, weddings, etc., as well as conferences and public hearings, will remain closed./ibna