Tirana, April 5, 2013
The President of the Republic Bujar Nishani bestowed today the National Flag upon the National Team of Weight lifting which will be represented in the European Championship of Weight lifting, that will be organized in our country.
The special ceremony that was performed in the premises of the Presidency started with the National Anthem. Furthermore the Head of State wished success to the National Team of Weight lifting appreciated the Federation for the work done for the organization of the European Championship of Weight lifting in Albania.
“The organization of the European Championship of Weight lifting in Albania is an achievement but even a challenge for our sport of weight lifting , which is historical in the field of sports and Albanian culture. I am confident that each of you is motivated by the well known names of the sport of weight lifting, who in the history of our sports have been in the pedestal of the results but even to the Albanian sport”, remarked President Nishani.
The Head of State availed form the occasion for incenting the authorities and the country’s institutions to support more the Albanian sport of weight lifting, but not only that emphasizing that every positive result of our sports men is a pride for every sports men and a reward for the work for the trainer.
This ceremony was attended by the Minister of Tourism, Culture, Youth and Sport Visar Zhiti; the Chairman of the Science Academy Prof. Dr. Gudar Beqiraj one of the preludes of the Albanian Weight lifting and directors of the National Federation of Weightlifting and sportsmen of the National team of Weight lifting. /ibna/