Rama, Erdogan discuss joint Albanian-Turkish economic projects
Prime Minister Edi Rama met in Istanbul with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in the framework of the petroleum summit due to be held this Monday.
In the meeting that lasted 90 minutes, Erdogan and Rama discussed joint projects, including Vlora Airport and establishing a regional Albanian airline with Turkish Airlines assistance.
“In Istanbul for the World Petroleum Congress. Today in the residence of President Erdogan, where we just ended a 90 minutes meeting on common projects. Substantial progress for Vlora Airport and an Albanian airline, with the logistical and technical assistance of the Turkish Airlines,” PM Rama writes in a posting on his Facebook account.
Meanwhile, plenary sessions of the 22nd World Petroleum Congress (9-13 July) have started in Istanbul, with participation of most important members of the global energy sector.
Medio inform that, apart from US Secretary of State Rick Tillerson, the event is attended by the leaders of Azerbaijan, Serbia, Albania and Bulgaria.
The meeting chaired by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will focus on investments in oil and gas sector as well as energy deals.
The summit, held under the slogan “TurKEY for Energy”, is planned to be held every three years.
The congress is expected to host 20,000 visitors these days.
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