Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Energy and Industry of the Republic of Albania Mr. Gëzim Musabelliu with his co-operators are staying in Kosovo since yesterday with the invitation of the Independent Commission for Mines and Minerals.
The delegation of Albania led by Mr. Musabelliu had a meeting with ICMM on the first day of the visit where they were received by the Board and Director of the ICMM.
The Chairman of the ICMM Board Mr. Musa Shabani informed the delegation of Albania on the current activities of the ICMM, challenges and development vision of the ICMM and the mining sector in Kosovo.
During the discussions of the two delegations, it is noted the need for deepening the interinstitutional cooperation, not only in the form of exchanging the experiences but also with concrete geological-mining projects and promoting the mining sector in the world by the diplomatic representations of both countries with a higher intensity.
Then the delegation had a visit in the lignite mines in Mirash, whereas on the second day it will have meetings at the Ministry of Economic Development and then it will meet the management of Trepça in order to be informed on the current state of Trepça Complex.
The representatives of ICMM are accompanying the delegation from Albania at all the meetings.
It should be noted that ICMM has signed a Memorandum of Cooperation in 2014 with the National Agency of Natural Resources of the Republic of Albania, and it expects this cooperation to be strengthened in future by the concrete projects.