Albania: State of Emergency extended due to natural disasters until June 23

Albania: State of Emergency extended due to natural disasters until June 23

Albania’s Parliamentary Legislative Committee today approved a proposal to extend the state of emergency due to natural disasters until June 23, 2020.

The meeting was held via teleconference, under the chairmanship of committee chairman Ulsi Manja, and was attended by Reconstruction Minister Arben Ahmetaj.

The committee approved the draft by a majority decision, “following a proposal by the Assembly of the Republic of Albania to agree to extend the state of emergency due to natural disasters, which was announced by decision no. 243 of 24.03.2020, of the Cabinet” until 23.6.2020.

Most members of the committee voted in favor of the bill, while two MPs abstained./ibna