Executive Bureau Luncheon Meeting with Mayors from Albania
The President of NALAS Vladimir Moskov, the Vice President Ozgen Keskin and NALAS Executive Bureau met mayors from Albania in attempt to assist the consolidation of the weakened from internal political polarisation Albanian Association of Municipalities. This meeting was a follow up of the one on the 28th September 2011 which was co-organized with Congress of the Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe. President Moskov underlined the importance of the integrity of the association in line with NALAS Sofia Declaration on enforcing political neutrality and independence of local government associations. He also expressed NALAS’ willingness to support on demand together with the Congress any initiative towards reaching mutual satisfactory agreement. In a lively and constructive discussion was concluded that consolidation of the Albanian associations is highly desirable for the benefits of strong and sustainable association.