Albania: Rama announces extension of financial support measures

Albania: Rama announces extension of financial support measures

Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama announced the expansion of economic support measures to mitigate the effects on the economy and social groups from the COVID-19 pandemic, during his address to citizens on Wednesday night.

The Albanian Prime Minister, responding to citizens’ concerns about the allegations of small businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic, noted that they will be included in the new package of measures.

“The financial support package will also include small businesses, such as sewing services, car services, plumbers, public transport employees”, Edi Rama said.

Concluding, the Albanian Prime Minister noted that travel agencies, print designers, working on behalf of third parties and taxi drivers will also be included in the expansion of the support package./ibna