Prime Minister Berisha hosted today a delegation of the Central Banking Authority of Kosova, headed by Mr. Gazmend Luboteni, Chairman of this Authority Board. The delegation was also composed by Mr. Hashim Rexhepi, Managing Director of the Central Banking Authority of Kosova and Mr. Agron Dida, Inspector General.
This marks the first official visit of the representatives of this high financial Authority, re-nominated after creation of Kosova state. They briefed Prime Minister Berisha on recent developments in financial sector, as well as new cooperation perspectives with Albanian financial sector, represented by Bank of Albania and Financial Supervision Authority.
The new cooperation perspectives include legal framework, joint inspections, and several projects in this field.
Prime Minister Berisha informed the Central Banking Authority of Kosova representatives on fiscal and monetary framework of Albania, as well as the tendency and outside influence in these sectors.
Furthermore, Premier Berisha assured the representatives of the Central Banking Authority of Kosova that Albanian government will support the deepening of cooperation in all aspects and help the perspective of new and existing projects.
Representatives of Central Banking Authority of Kosova stated that macroeconomic situation and performance of Albania were slightly affected by world crisis regarding oil and food.
(06/05/2008 Taken from the website of Council of Ministers of Republic of Albania)