Diaspora’s business with new investment projects in coherence with investment council’s priorities
Tirana, March 24, 2022 / The Secretariat of the Investment Council participated in the Partners Roundtable organised by the Albanian Diaspora Business Chamber (ADBC). During the meeting, two ambitious projects were presented: “Fly with the eagle” and “Diaspora’s Financial Instrument”. The main goal of the project “Fly with the eagle” is to identify and promote “Made in Albania” products and support the creation of a value chain from production to penetration in foreign markets. While the second project, “Diaspora’s Financial Instruments“, aims to create financial logistics for the development of Albanian Diaspora investments in Albania, Northern Macedonia, and Kosovo.
In her intervention, the Head of the Secretariat of the Investment Council, Ms Diana Leka (Angoni), thanked ADBC for the spirit brought to the Investment Council (a permanent member since 2019), especially during the period before and after Covid-19 with relevant suggestions for the economic development of Albania, and for the coherence in advocating “Made in Albania” products, discussed as a priority at the Investment Council in October 2019. In the context of stimulating local investments, Ms Leka highlighted the unique advantages of the country, while emphasizing the need for cooperation and partnership in facing together the local challenges of availability and quality of skills, a priority raised in the Investment Council since 2017.
The event was attended by high-level representatives, bilateral chambers of commerce, international and regional partner organisations, and non-governmental organisations and businesses. Participants had the opportunity to discuss the networking capabilities of the diaspora business in helping to strengthen the brand “Made in Albania” in international markets, enhance investments from the diaspora and how to address future challenges.