Foreign Minister Bushati launches an appeal for the Diaspora

Foreign Minister Bushati launches an appeal for the Diaspora

Tirana, 19 September 2016/Independent Balkan News Agency

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Albania, Ditmir Bushati has called n the Albanian Diaspora in the USA to collaborate with Albanian institutions for the development of Albania.

Mr. Bushati, who is on a visit to the US to participate in the 71th Session of the UN General Assembly, had a meeting with representatives of the Albanian Diaspora in Boston, hosted in cooperation with the University of Harvard.

“The fathers of the Albanian modern state knew that independence could not be preserved without economic development”, said Mr. Bushati.

During this meeting, Mr. Bushati talked about the investments that have been made in order to simplify Albanian consulate services, but he also talked about the contribution of the Diaspora for Albania.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the International Organization of Migration is preparing a national strategy to include the Diaspora in the development of the country, which will be discussed during the First Summit of the Diaspora in November in Tirana. /