TIRANA – President of the Republic of Albania Bujar Nishani hosted on Wednesday PM of German Land of Hessen Volker Bouffier, who is in Albania as part of a regional tour.
President Nishani expressed the gratitude of Albania and Albanians for the friendship, assistance and ongoing support of Germany and Germans in sustainable economic and social development of the country as well as integration into Euro-Atlantic and European structures. Citing the excellent relations of strategic cooperation, Nishani assured Bouffier that gratitude towards Germany and German people is etched in the memory of Albanians.
Nishani described the visit of Bouffier as highly important for development of relations between Albania and one of the most advanced Lands of the Federal Republic of Germany.
President Nishani appreciated the interest of the Land of Hessen to develop the relations of economic and trade cooperation with Albania as well as support development projects, such as encouragement of youths in their professional prospects.
The process of European integration, as the greatest project of the country, is related to achievement of European standards, with hope and opportunity for a better life in the country at the core and closely related to all other elements of reforms bringing the country closer to EU.
For his part, Bouffier, referring to economic and human potentials of Albania, asserted the readiness of his Land to play an active role in support of Albania developments as well as creation of a fitting climate for attraction of capitals, expertise and German investments in Albania.