“Tirana Economic Council a Forum which will discuss municipal decisions will be established in October”!
FIAA: How do you plan to improve the operating environment for business in Tirana?
Erion Veliaj: With the central government and some international partners we have started to work on a development plan for the city that will emphasize not only urban planning issues but also economic development, social regeneration, infrastructure and more. This will be our starting point as regards improving the operating environment for business in Tirana.
We can definitely improve the ease of doing of business in the city. I was shocked when I saw people waiting in line in our tax office—these are people waiting in line to give the municipality money. Doing business in this city should be easy in terms of procedures; we should reduce the number of hoops that businesses have to jump through. I have ordered a review of our policies and procedures so that we can slim them down.Read More