Albanian President: Switzerland is one of the biggest contributors

Albanian President: Switzerland is one of the biggest contributors

Switzerland is one of the biggest contributors and asustainable economic and trade partner for Albania.

Such fact was stressed during a meeting that the President of Albania, Ilir Meta held with the Secretary of State for Economic Affairs of the Swiss Confederation, Marie-Gabrielle Ineichen-Fleisch.

On his part, Meta praised the excellent friendly relations existing between the two countries and expressed his gratitude for the financial and technical support that Switzerland has offered to Albania since 1992.

“Switzerland’s support for democratic governance, decentralization and improvement of local capacities, urban infrastructure and energy sector, for the improvement of the healthcare system and the sector of professional education, has played a major contribution on the social and economic development of the country”, he said.

Meanwhile, referring to the joint interest that exists to further develop and intensify economic development, President Meta praised the presence and the contribution given by Swiss companies in Albania and encouraged a greater presence of them in strategic sectors.

On her part, the Swiss Secretary of State assured the Albanian President that Switzerland will continue to offer its support, by recalling the objectives of the strategy of Swiss cooperation with Albania for the period 2018-2021. /