Almost half of Albanian municipalities with new urban planning

Almost half of Albanian municipalities with new urban planning

Tirana, 7 January 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency

A part of new municipalities in Albania will sign in the coming days contracts with domestic and foreign studios in order to draft, for the very first time, general local urban planning.

Minister of Urban Development, Eglantina Gjermeni said today that 26 municipalities will become part of the new urban planning.

“Next week, 26 municipalities out of a total of 61, which came out of the territorial reform will sign domestic and international studios, in order to then start work for the drafting of general local urban planning”, Gjermeni said.

“National Urban Planning and local planning will move forward alongside each other in order to offer sustainable development and territorial and urban planning which has been missing so far”, minister Gjermeni added. /ibna/