Tirana, July 2, 2013
Sokol Olldashi has officially announced today that he will run for the post of the leader of Democratic Party.
In a short press release, Olldashi said that after talking to chairman Berisha and after consulting party structures “I decided to officially run for the party’s leadership”. Olldashi said that he had submitted the request to participate in the race for the party leadership.
“I enter this race with the will to represent the members of this party. I enter this race to build the moral foundations, because electoral processes are not bargains. I enter this race with the will to represent the militants of the Democratic Party and its members and I’m proud that I was a part of this party in opposition from 1997 to 2005 and the great achievements of this government during the past 8 years”, said Olldashi.
So far, only Aleksander Biberaj and Sokol Olldashi are official candidates for the party chairmanship. All candidacies for the leadership of the party must be submitted until Friday. /ibna/