Bushati: Relations with Diaspora to Be Enhanced
Albanian Daily News
Published September 23, 2017
The Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Ditmir Bushati had a meeting on Saturday with representatives of Albanian Diaspora in New York. He affirmed the full commitment to further enhance the cooperation with the Diaspora and improve the quality of service provided to them by the Albanian state while expressing the utmost appreciation for the compatriots in the United States, not only for their contribution to the homeland but also to the high level of integration in US society,
He put the emphasis on the Albanian Government initiatives to implement a new relationship with Albanians living abroad by promoting their involvement in the country's development.
Bushati also underlined the government commitment toward Albanian emigrants' registration and enabling them to vote from wherever they live since the next parliamentary elections of 2021.
In this context, he also mentioned the establishment of the State Ministry for Diaspora which will bear the heavy burden of responsibility for re-vitalizing relations with the Diaspora and its active involvement in economic and social development country.